Popular playwright, Professor Akinwunmi Isola dies
By Rita Chioma,
A popular Nigerian playwright, actor and scholar, Professor Akinwunmi Isola is dead.
He died on Sunday morning, in his Ibadan, Oyo State home at the age of 79.
Prof Isola known for promoting the Yoruba language, had many of his books written in Yoruba, though studied French for his first degree. He was born in 1939.
He was deeply loved by his colleagues as they keep paying him tributes.