Francis Okechukwu Ohanyido is a public health physician and philosopher-poet based in Kaduna state Nigeria. He started writing very early in life with most of his early influences coming from the works of wordsmiths like Achebe, Soyinka, Ngugi wa Thiongo, Chinweizu, and Ekwensi to mention just a few. He is the author of two collections; The Clankind Anthology and The Red Masquerade. He is also a prolific fine artist and designer. In th early nineties in the spirit of the Neo-African Renaissance, he started a Pan-African intellectual wave called Afrisecal Movement (sometimes called Afrisecaism). He has won many awards in the different genres of literature like the 1996 St. Pirans Poet Laureate. He is married to another young and equally versatile poet, Paula Iriowen Ohanyido, who is an Ecologist and lecturer in Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. They are blessed with two children. He is an active member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Kaduna alongside Kaduna Writers League.