By: Mosunmola Ayobami, KwaraKwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated the Head of Mass Communication Department, Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Professor Tanure Ojaide, for being one of the three finalists for the 2017 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature.Governor Ahmed in a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahaab Oba said he is excited for the display of Ojaide’s poetic prowess which earned him the award.
The Governor noted that the academic feat of Prof. Ojaide has further brought honour and glory to the state. “This feat, among several other honours recorded by the university and its staff, has further demonstrated that Kwara State University, KWASU, is, indeed, a leading citadel of learning in the country”.
Dr Ahmed promised that the government will spare no effort in making KWASU the best among its peers in the country. “Our goal, and indeed the aim of its founding fathers, is to ensure that graduates of the school are current and future centuries compliance”, the governor said.