Odumakin Celebrates Soyinka @89

The President of Women Arise for Change Initiative, Joe Okei-Odumakin has felicitated with Nigerian playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist in the English language, Prof Wole Soyinka at 89.

According to a press release on Thursday, 13th July 2023 signed personally signed by Joe Okei-Odumakin titled “Kongi: still solid into time”, said, “For those who understand, the Grace of waking up is beyond knowledge, but waking up to share the earth with some extremely rare humans is a grand privilege.

“Every such cycle is then cherished for seeing and the spectacle.

“We again celebrate Kongi whose genius of poesy captivates us in its gripping hold, not once not twice but lifelong.

“We pray for ourselves, nay, for you to be here much farther into your literary royalty.

“That you, Kongi, being already eternal in text, will experience your ‘eterna’ in health, with more generations into your living ancestry.

“Happy birthday KONGI. Many happy returns Professor Wole Soyinka.