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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Popular Playwright, Professor Akinwunmi Isola, Dead

A popular Nigerian playwright, actor, and scholar, Professor Akinwunmi Isola, is dead.

He died this morning, in his Ibadan, Oyo State home at the age of 79.

Prof Isola known for promoting the Yoruba language, had many of his books written in Yoruba, though studied French for his first degree. He was born in 1939.

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