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President Buhari Felicitates Professor Oyeweso At 60



Professor Oyeweso

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated foremost historian, Prof Siyan Oyeweso (Professor Oyeweso), as he turns 60 on February 1, 2021.

Buhari congratulated Prof. Oyeweso via a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina.

The President saluted the commitment to scholarship by Professor Oyeweso, which has seen him author dozens of books and over 150 academic publications, with seminal works on Military and Strategic Studies, Culture history, Nigeria’s Islamic culture, Yoruba inter-state warfare, Nigeria’s identity question, among others.

Buhari, however, urged Prof. Oyeweso to continue with molding of the younger generation to appreciate intellectual rigour, research and scholarship, noting that such are the building blocks of a society and nation that would endure, and hold its own in the comity of nations.

The President further rejoiced with the family, friends and acquaintances of Prof. Oyeweso, as well as the academia in general, as they celebrate one of their own.

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.



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