I am deeply indebted to the under-listed distinguished persons, and
others, who consented to be premier purchasers of
The Adamic Verses
and Broken Pieces
.  I am, indeed, very grateful. However, I remain solely
responsible for the ideas expressed in the poems.

Deaconess Rebecca Edjeren, Mother, Former Matron, Word of Faith   
                                       Group of Schools,Benin City.
Rev.(Mrs.) Carol Ighele,            Holy Spirit Mission HQ, Lagos.
Evang. J.P. Kalama,                    MD, Jokal Int. Co.Ltd., Ovwian & PH
Prof. (Mrs) U.B. Gbenedio,        Former Vice Chancellor, Benson   
                                       Idahosa University, Benin City.
Chief (Dr). S. O. Akpotu,             Otota of Olomoro Clan, Isoko LGA.
Chief Matthew Aghomi,              MD, Mimatson Ltd. & Oasis          
                                        Hotel,Warri.
Dr. E. O. Esieke,                          MD, Kamaro Clinic, Effurun.
Dr. C.N. Moses,                           Physician, Formerly of Bireh
Hospital,                                                           Warri.
Barrister Okiemute Odje,           Dr Mudiaga Odje (SAN) & Co., Warri.
Barrister Albert Akpomudje,      Senior Advocate of Nigeria,Warri.
Miss Clara M. Dadson,                Legal Practitioner,Warri.
Mr. D.A. Obiomah,                        Poet, Fairview Estate, Enerhen.
Mr Ray Austin Edjeren,               Houston, Texas,U.S.A.
Mr Ian MacDaid,                           Scotland, U.K.
Mr Henry Osenu,                          President, Hensenlefe (Nig) Ltd.,  
                                        Effurun.
Mr. Christian U. Ometan,            Director, Delta Printing & Publishing       
                                        Co., Asaba.
Mr. Paris Etikini,                           PDP Chieftain, Delta State.
Mr Stephen Adefemi Garuba,     Businessman, Edo State.
Mr Davis Omagba-Okoro,           Businessman,  
                                        Ekurede-Itsekiri,Warri.
Mr. Momoh,                                   Financier, Upper Erejuwa, Warri.
Mr. 'Kpokpo Evuarherhe,           (Late) Former Senior Consultant,
Prime                                                        Management Systems, Effurun.
Mr. Godwin Ohare,                       Shell Petroleum Development Co.,  
                                         Warri.
Mrs. P. O. Emore,                          Former Principal, Anglican Girls    
                                         Grammar School, Ughelli.
Acknowledgement