Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 80

17th Wole Soyinka Lecture Marks Professor Wole Soyinka’s 80th Birthday.

"For me, justice is the prime condition of humanity." "You cannot live a normal existence if you haven't taken care of a problem that affects your life and affects the lives of others, values that you hold which in fact define your very existence."

– Wole Soyinka

Guest Lecturer

His Lordship, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah
Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto

Guest Lecturer

Dr. Oby Ezekwesili
Co-founder, Transparency International

Event Details

  • Theme: This House Should Not Fall: Renegotiating Nigeria's Social Contract.
  • City: Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Venue: June 12 Cultural Centre Auditorium.
  • Date: Friday, 11th July 2014
  • Time: 11.00am

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Special Guest

HE, Ibikunle Amosun
Executive Governor, Ogun State

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Comments (3)

  1. :

    Wole Soyinka-one of Africa’s last true living icon and role model. Truly deserving of all accolades and honour on his birthday. May He grant him more years with us to keep us continuing to arm the pyratical spirit!

    • :

      May the God that gave u strong positive character, foresight, great endurance and credibility continue to pilot ur affairs in the next several years. I look forward to seeing u at your 100th Anniversary. Thanks for showing the way. Where u lead, we follow. Ahoy! His Majesty Dr. Etim Okon Edet, Chairman, CRS Traditional Rulers Council

  2. :

    outstanding personality with candid expression of thought and views..dramas are lively and depict problems of humanity quite meticulously..

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