Tinubu Mourns Literary Icon, Kole Omotoso

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed sadness over the passing of celebrated writer, author and literary scholar, Professor Kole Omotoso, saying his demise is a big loss to Nigeria, Africa and the literary world.

Prof. Omotoso died in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday at the age of 80.President Tinubu described the renowned author and writer, Prof. Omotoso as a literary giant that was reputed for his commitment and dedication to the socio-political reappraisal of Africa.

He equally noted that respect for human dignity was evident in most of the thought-provoking works of the late professor.