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Wole Soyinka: On Adebayo Faleti

So soon after Abiola Irele, another pillar of the Shrine of Letters succumbs to the exigences of Time and leaves our horizon cloudy.

Adebayo Faleti was a pioneer in virtually every genre of literary creativity, and its expansion. No one should have been surprised to watch him lift the level of acting in the flush of Nigerian films, with his  studied, subtle character portrayals.

‘Yoruba scholarship owes him much, and will honour him befittingly. More importantly is that he leaves for us memories of his unassuming presence which so richly embodied the expression: “Still waters run deep.”

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