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Professor Wole Soyinka Loses Daughter

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Reports just reaching us says the daughter of the Nigeran novelist and nobel prize winner Professor Wole Soyinka is dead.

The late Iyetade Soyinka was born June 6, 1965 and she passed on at the university teaching hospital Ibadan.

She died in the hospital where she was being treated for an undisclosed ailment according to a statement signed by Jahman Anikulapo, Prof. Wole Soyinka’s aide.

The late Iyetade Soyinka was a student at staff School and Queens School, Ibadan and she later furthered her studies at the University of Ibadan school of medicine, the statement reads.

The late Iyetade Soyinka is described as an “affable, intelligent and sometimes capricious,” woman…

The statement noted that the deceased “struggled with her health in recent years.” Despite her health woes, the late Iyetade Soyinka “greeted every day with a smile and doted on her two children.”

“Iyetade leaves behind two children, both parents, numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.” No funeral arrangements were announced in the statement.

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