Prof. Soyinka deserves highest honour says Gov. Akeredolu
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said that his administration was conscious of the enormous roles ahead of the present younger generation as the basis upon which the State Government had remained committed to various policies and programmes preparing them for nation building.
Governor Akeredolu made this known in Akure while playing host to the 85 Participants in the National Essay Competition to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange programme with the theme: Freedom, Justice and Equity: The Children’s Intervention in the Renewal of the Nation.
The governor who stated that the younger ones deserve the best, explained that what they needed encouragements, knowledge and skills for them to be able to secure the nation and build a productively virile country.
“Your future is bright. I implore you, keep your head high because the sky is the limit. You have so much opportunity like modern to explore to make your world better,” he said.
Arakunrin Akeredolu used the occasion to eulogise the unrivalled contributions of Professor Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Laurette who is a foremost writer, activist, and who had contributed in no small measure to the uplift of Nigeria.
While describing Professor Soyinka as the conscience of the nation, Governor Akeredolu that the Nobel Laurette should be honoured with the highest honour in the land to appreciate his monumental contributions to nation building.
📷 Blessed Michael