Buhari mourns popular Thespian, Prof. Ayo Akinwale

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By Ismaila Chafe

–    has condoled with the Akinwale family on the passing of Prof. Ayo Akinwale, a in the Department of Performing Arts, .

In a condolence message by his on Media and Publicity, Mr , in on Monday,the joined the university community, numerous fans, students and students in mourning the -born academician.

Buhari noted that the deceased made outstanding contributions to the development of the Performing Arts in Nigeria in a career spanning four decades on stage, screen, lecture rooms and the airwaves.

According to him, the scholarly works of the accomplished thespian, playwright and versatile producer, preserved on films and published books, will continue to inspire and delight audiences in years to come.

He prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the departed, and comfort for all mourned him.(NAN)