Lore with Yomi Edward

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Hi,
How islife treating you over there?
I got this tale for you; let's share…

Aaalooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!

The story is told of an old man who was being chased around the village bylittle children for allegedly stealing a chicken and hiding it inside hisgoat-skin bag.

Fortunately, for the old man, another old man appeared on the scene to enquirewhy his friend was being harassed. The suspect narrated his ordeal and pleadedwith his friend to take "an old man's eyes" and look into his bag tosee if there was any chicken hidden inside the bag. His friend looked into the bag,saw the live chicken, but declared to the angry kids that there was no chickenin the bag…

That was comradeship of the old men…

Though, this story belong to the folklore, I just cannot separate it from Nigerian politics…

or what do you think?

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