Jimmy Essien was awarded a PhD degree at Sorbonne University, Paris, for his research work in acoustic phonetics and perception of music and speech. However, Jimmy Essien is renowned for writing Giant of the Cemetery. It was first published in 1985 by Delta Publications (Nigeria) Ltd. ‘Reginians‘ had survived slavery and colonization only to be worse off under the indigenous rulers who stepped into the shoes of their colonial masters. Many bloody military attempts failed to remove that powerful and most corrupt government of the black race. Could Covid-19 prove to be the long-awaited “giant” that would teach Reginian leaders a lesson in governance? Feel their experiences in the symbolism of this masterpiece of African literature.