Famoroti Odunayo Israel is a native of Ikere Ekiti in Ekiti State, Nigeria. He graduated from the College of Education, Demonstration Secondary School, Ikere Ekiti. He bagged his Bachelor of Arts in English and Literary Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. Israel is an educationist. He is currently pursuing a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education at the National Teachers’ Institute, Kaduna, Nigeria. He is a published poet and a tutor of English Language and Literature. He currently works as an Assistant Tutor of English and Literature at the College of Education, Demonstration Secondary School, Ikere Ekiti. Read his poem: Africanesse Not Darknesse.