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King Sunny Ade Gets Another Appointment As University Lecturer
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King Sunny Ade Gets Another Appointment As University Lecturer

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AKINYELE SOKOYA

The King of World beats, Otunba Sunday Adegeye aka King Sunny Ade (KSA) has been appointed a University lecturer.

Furthermore, the appointment came, at the Federal University Of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), in Ekiti State.

The Dean of Theatre and Media of the institution, Professor Adesoye Bifatife announced this at a media briefing recently.

The pronouncement was before the on-going Conference of the Society Of  Nigerian Theatre Arts (SONTA). The conference kicked off 30th October 2018 and will conclude on November 3, 2018.

KSA was also one of the awardees at the event.

If KSA accepts the offer, this will be the second time he will be appointed as a visiting lecturer.

He was first appointed a visiting professor at Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) Ife in 2009.

KSA is one of Africa’s most influential artistes and one of the first to gain International prominence. His music featured in America’s Hollywood Film, ‘One More Saturday Night’.

Adegeye won the award of King Of Worldbeat in USA in the year 1990.

He got his first American Grammy Award nomination in 1983 and the second nomination in 1988.

KSA who never attended the University is being appointed visiting lecturer at Universities due to his dexterity in music.