I'm grateful to Gbenga Akibo, Temitope Osinubi, Rose Udoeyoh, Tope Alekuso, Olumide Ayodele, Rebecca Peleowo (nee Adenuga), Yetunde Adenuga, Olumide Akinola, Olamide Olabode, Oluwasogo Ige and Temitope Giwa-Umoh for support and unflinching encouragement through my early experiments with words and the ArtAttack days.
And to Tade Ipadeola, Sola Olorunyomi, Peter Akinlabi, Tosin Gbogi, Ayodele Olofintuade, Su'eddie Vershima Agema, Femi Morgan, Biyi Olusolape, Jumoke Verissimo, Wale Dada, Oluwatobi Moses Sotanmide, Tope Salaudeen, Ibukun Adeeko, Gbenga Adesina, Terh Agbedeh, Anote Ajeluorou, Ahmed Maiwada, Nwachukwu Egbunike, Saddiq Dzukogi, Adeola Opeyemi and Ajibola Tolase; I'm thankful for the joys of friendship, enthralling conversations and tortuous prodding that continues to fuel my drive to be better.
To the sponsors, contributors and participants of Artmosphere and a host of other literary and art platforms that have given me an opportunity to further hone my craft, may this be the beginning of life's greater joys for us all.
Servio Gbadamosi Minna, Niger State
Wednesday November 12, 2014