The Trustees and organisers of the Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival will like to congratulate you on your elevation to the highly coveted chair of a professor.
As one who is so connected to Professor Niyi Osundare, the object of recognition of the poetry festival, we wish to note that this is a deserved honour for the tremendous contributions that you have made to the body of knowledge in your chosen career. We know without an iota of doubt that you will see this as a call to greater contribution and service and that you will not rest on your oars. We, and the world, are waiting for further landmark products from your creative mind.
It is our prayer that you will continue to receive more recognition in the future.
Please accept the assurance of our highest regard.