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University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

Lawal Victor Damilola


Students of the department of English and literary studies, yesterday 4th April 2019, staged historical play of heroine Efunsetan Aniwura at the performing arts theater.


The play was staged in honor of Mr. Olu Obafemi, a professor of the department who clocked 69 yesterday.


The performance which was greeted with claps and cheers from the audience was an adaptation ofEfunsetan’s legendary as the Iyalodeof the ancient town of Ibadan.

The celebrant who had friends, family, student and staff of the University of Ilorin celebrate the day with him expressed gratitude to Ajontroupe for the performance and also thanked well-wishers for coming to celebrate the day with him.

Dignitaries present at the event included Mr. Abdul Rasheed (Head of department, Performing Arts), Mrs. Binta Fatima (Head of department, English), Mrs. Aliyu, Mr. Abubakar.

The programme was brought to a close with a section of prayers for the celebrant.

Post Author: Abdul'Hakeem Ogundipe

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