ALIYU DANLADI is an essayist, poet and short story writer. Born in Gombe State, he is currently a student at Bayero University, Kano, where he participates in students’ unionism. He also engages in advocacy for youth awareness, good governance, and community development. Some of his writings have appeared in online and print media including The Kalahari Review, The People’s Daily, TheArtsMuseFair, Opinion Nigeria, and other online and print media.