The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) has inducted New Fellows at the combined 22nd and 23rd Convocation held at the University of Lagos on Thursday.
The Academy inducted 13 New Fellows,2 Overseas Fellows and honorary Fellow.
In his welcome address, AL President, Professor Francis Egbokhare congratulated the new Fellows and charged them to live up to their responsibilities.
He said, ” It is a great honor to be admitted into the Nigerian Academy of Letters,
“It is a great responsibility to be inducted as a worthy member of NAL,”he emphasized.
He explained that the combined investiture came about because of the Corona Virus that ravaged the world since 2019.
Commenting on the political scene, Prof. Egbokhare noted that, “there has been fundamental alterations of the society with political class posing as media experts while the medium becoming more political”