~ Acclaim for the literary craft of Kayode Taiwo Olla ~

As men and women of good conscience battle to make sterling contributions, the likes of Kayode Taiwo Olla will not stop writing. Other young Nigerians with the mindset to make the difference like him, are flying the flag of Africa round the world. Through their intellectual and creative efforts, they are making it known to the world that Africans have the capacity to rival the best anywhere.

—Edmund Obilo’s Voices


Kayode Olla is, without doubt, one of the greatly promising talents among young Nigerian writers of this century…

—Gbemisola Adeoti, Ph.D., Author of Naked Soles & Professor at the Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University


… Olla is certainly a voice we have to listen to, henceforth.

—Emmanuel Iduma, Novelist, Art Critic & Faculty Member at School of Visual Art, New York


Kayode Taiwo Olla uses language in such a way that he makes sound and sense.

—Babajide Michael Olusegun, Longlisted for the Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize, 2015


Henceforth, I will be following the blogs of @ayoyebanji and @KayodeTaiwoOlla to rekindle my writing spirit. These guys are awesome!

—@IamAdemuyiwa on Twitter, 15 Oct 2013


I wish you the best success in your writing.

—Autograph inscription note from Professor Niyi Osundare, Internationally Acclaimed Poet, Writer & Sociopolitical Critic

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