In pictures: Soyinka visits Bayelsa, inspires students

In pictures: Soyinka visits Bayelsa, inspires students

Friday, July 14, 2017 10:04 pm


                  
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson (centre) introducing his wife, Rachael (left) to Prof. Wole Soyinka (right) shortly on his arrival on a 2 days visit to the State at the Governor’s Lodge, Government House Yenagoa. Photo by Lucky Francis.

                        
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson (centre) introducing the Principal of the Ijaw National Academy, Prof. Charles Johnson (left) to Prof. Wole Soyinka (right) shortly on his arrival at the School to interact with the Students at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the State. Photo by Lucky Francis

Dickson (2nd right) interacting with Students of the Ijaw National Academy during a day with the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka (3rd left) and Ijaw Literary Icons, namely from left: Prof.Ebiegberi Alagoa, Dr.Gabriel Okara and Prof. John Pepper Clark (right)  at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the State. Photo by Lucky Francis

                               
Soyinka at 83 Birthday cake: Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka (4th left) ably supported by the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson (3rd right) his wife, Rachael (right) the State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah rtd (2nd left) Chairman of the State Traditional Rulers Council, His Majesty, King Alfred Diete-Spiff (3rd left) and Dr. Gabriel Okara (right) Jointly cutting the Prof. soyinak’s 83 years birthday cake during an interaction with Students of the Ijaw National Academy on his 2days visit to the State at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area. Photo by Lucky Francis

Professor Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate, paid a two-day visit to Bayelsa State. He, along with other intellectuals ( Dr Gabriel Okara, Professors E. Alagoa, J. P Clark) participated in the “Colloquium with the Nobel Laureare and Ijaw Literary Icons. The event which took place at the Ijaw National Academy, Kaiama, was moderated by Odia Ofeimun.

   
      
                                               

                                            

      

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