Popular playwright Prof Akinwunmi Ishola is dead

Popular playwright Prof Akinwunmi Ishola is dead. The renowned Nigerian playwright screenwriter, poet and actor, Akinwunmi Isola is dead. He died at age 79 in his home town in Ibadan Oyo State after an aged related illness.

The writer of the popular Yoruba play Efunsetan Aniwura is no more. He wrote the play Efunsetan Aniwura in 1961 when he was in University of Ibadan.

Popular playwright Prof Akinwunmi Ishola is dead

A source disclosd to newsmen that baba has gone. He said that Baba had been sick for some time and was getting better. But this morning, he died peacefully. He left a good legacy and his life was a good example for mankind.

Prof Akinwunmi Ishola had several works to his credit which include, ‘Oleku, ‘ ‘Kosegbe, ‘ ‘Saworoide,’ ‘Agogo Eewo,’ among others. He has contributed immersely toward the promotion of Yoruba Language to the world. May his soul rest with the Lord.

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