Wole Soyinka’s Brother, Femi, Dies at 85

Sister of Missing Andrea Knabel
Sister of Missing Andrea Knabel

 Femi Soyinka, the younger brother of Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, dies at 85.

The deceased Soyinka is a renowned researcher and former Provost of the College of Health Sciences of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and died at 85.

In 1937, Prof. 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 specialized and practiced as a Dermatologist, Venereologist, and Allergologist at the University of Giessen, in 1969.

Wole Soyinka: ‘Trump is racist, a monster’
– Wole Soyinka’s son writes open letter to Tonye Cole | Read on Sidomex
2020 Nobel Prize in literature awarded to American poet, Louise Gluck 

A statement made by the family says that he died on Tuesday at his home in Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State.


“The Soyinka Family of Ake/Isara in Ogun State, announces the passing away of their father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother, Professor Femi Soyinka, which occurred on Tuesday, 14 June 2022 at his home in Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State,” the family said.

“He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

“Burial arrangements would be announced by the family later.”

 You may also like to read our recent article, Kim Kardashian Accused Of Damaging Marilyn Monroe Dress At Met Gala

Photo of author

About The Author

Marvelous Dinachi

Marvelous is a link building expert, a sci-fi enthusiast and a content creator living in Lagos, Nigeria.

Leave a Comment


SidomexEntertainment is your one-stop-shop for news, entertainment, fashion, music, sports and lifestyle. We provide you with the latest breaking news and videos straight from the entertainment industry.

Follow Us
%d bloggers like this: