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Buhari Congratulates Okediran On Appointment As PAWA Secretary



Zainab Sanni

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated medical doctor-turned-writer, Wale Okediran on his appointment as Secretary-General, of the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA).

The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina made this known in a statement Friday. He said Buhari described Okediran’s appointment as a ’round peg in a round hole’.

The statement read; “As Dr Wale Okediran assumes office as Secretary-General of Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA), President Muhammadu Buhari says “the appointment once again attests to the excellence exhibited by Nigerians in almost all areas of human endeavour.”

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“Okediran, a medical doctor-turned-writer, was President, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), and former member of the House of Representatives.

“The President describes his appointment as “round peg in a round hole,” as Dr Okediran has made name and reputation as a skillful writer and author of many books.

“President Buhari urges the PAWA Secretary-General, who will be domiciled in Ghana for his tenure of office, to continue bearing aloft the flag of Nigeria.

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