With pride this is our twelfth selection from Dr. Jerry Agada’s labor of love, Five Hundred Nigerian Poets. This Aboki Publishers volume, shipping from 43 New Bridge (Otukpo) Road in Makurdi, Benue State, sings with diversity. It is a rich tapestry of creative vision.

Born in Illupeju Ekiti, Rotimi Jegede took a Bachelor’s and Masters degree in English from the University of Ibadan. At the time of publication, his novel, Ekotedo, was published, he lectured in the department of Languages and Liberal Arts Federal Polytechnic (Idah, Kogi State) and was a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Kogi State Chapter.


Written by . . . . . . . Rotimi Jegede

Archival Research by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite