Africa’s first Nobel Prize Winner in literature, Professor Wole Soyinka has been appointed a Special Honorary Education Ambassador to Bayelsa State.
Governor Seriake Dickson charged the literary icon to fly the Bayelsa Flag in the flight against ignorance and promote the life – transforming educational programmes of his administration.
Soyinka spoke on education and the Bayelsa state governor’s vision for the sector after receiving a plaque recognizable his contribution to scholarship.
Professor Soyinka also visited the Iconic Bayelsa State Governor’s Office Complex inaugurated by former Head-Of-State, General Yakubu Gowon (retired).
Governor Seriake Dickson presented an artifact replicating the Izon cultural heritage as a gesture of appreciation to the Nobel Laureate before appointing him Special Honorary Education Ambassador Of Bayelsa state