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JUST IN: Legendary Playwright And Dramatist Professor, Akinwunmi Ishola Is Dead

Akinwunmi Isola was known for popular plays like Oleku, Koseegbe & Efunsetan Aniwura all of which were made into motion pictures by filmmaker, Tunde Kelani. May his soul rest in peace.

He died this morning in Ibadan,Oyo State

Confirming the death, foremost cinematographer, Tunde Kelani said: “Yes, Prof Ishola died this morning in Ibadan. He has been down for about two years now.”

In the same vein, former presidential aspirant, Dele Momodu, confirmed Ishola's death in a Facebook post.

“Sad to receive the news that Nigeria has lost the legendary writer PROF AKINWUNMI ISOLA, my former lecturer & supervisor; author of O LE KU and EFUNSETAN ANIWURA and others… Rest in Peace Sir…,” Momodu wrote.

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