Prof. Wole Soyinka Loses Younger Brother, Prof. Femi Soyinka At 85

By The Nigerian Voice
Late Prof. Femi Soyinka
Late Prof. Femi Soyinka

Prof. Wole Soyinka, a renowned playwright and first black African Nobel Laureate has lost his yoinger brother, Prof. Femi Soyinka, to the cold hands of death.

Prof. Femi Soyinka was a Professor of Dermatology, Venereology and Clinical Immunology. He was a renowned researcher and served as Provost of the College of Health Sciences of OAU Ile-Ife.

The late university don has led and has also been involved in several international types of research in his area of specialization

The Soyinka Family of Ake/Isara, Ogun State, has announced the passing of their father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and uncle Professor Femi Soyinka, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, 14 June 2022 at his home on Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State. Born in 1937 Professor Femi Soyinka received a Medical degree in Medicine and Surgery MBChB from the University of Heidelberg, in 1964; and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the same University in 1965. He specialised and practised as a Dermatologist, Venereologist and Allergologist at the University of Giessen, in 1969.