An24- Today, July 13 is Professor Wole Soyinka’s 83rd birthday. The literary has has been posting some very archaic pictures to go down the memory lane and depicting his growing times.
Wole Soyinka was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first African to win a Nobel Prize for Literature.
Since then, Soyinka has gone on to make Nigerians proud in numerous ways such as being the recipient of the Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award (2009) and the International Humanist Award (2014).
Below are some of his childhood photos. Some of the throwback pictures were tagged #CanYouFindWole and some of his fans made several attempts to identify the young Soyinka in photos.
See photo below…