Ma Gbe Ni Idakẹjẹ Ohun Ni Gbogbo Agbaye (COVID-19 Sounding All the World) by: Dr Ayo Ayoola-Amale | Ep 5

Episode 5 of "Inside Wants Out" features the poem titled Ma Gbe Ni Idakẹjẹ Ohun Ni Gbogbo Agbaye, which loosely translates to COVID-19 Sounding All the World, in English.

The poem is written by Nigerian renowned poet, Dr Ayo Ayoola-Amale, who writes about the difficulty in complying with a precautionary measures associated with the prevention of COVID-19 in many societies in Africa..

About the poet:
Dr Ayo Ayoola-Amale is a Nigerian poet, artist, author and Director of Splendors of Dawn Poetry Foundation. She hails from the ethnic Yoruba group, and is acknowledged as the Muse for Peace and a poet for positive social change. Ayo believes that poetry can change the world, contribute to positive social change and to progress which of course is very important for poets, but she also thinks that change or advocacy is not the mandatory duty of poets or artists.