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The Newest Principles of Animalism
In an animal kingdom called Reguyo, there lived a king whose name was Regulo. He was respected by all the animals in his kingdom. There, all the animals lived happily in Peace and harmony with one another because he enacted a special law that all the animals in his kingdom were equal, and that some were not more equal than the others, no matter the breeds or race from which they originated.
The king`s wives were pregnant at the same time. But only one of them gave birth to a male baby. The wives who gave birth to female babies of all kinds began to argue over the male baby, each claiming to be his mother.
This short story is a satire about tribalism, racism, social seggregation, affluence versus poverty, lies versus truth, tolerance versus intolerance and so on and so forth. It is also about the theory that good people and bad people abide everywhere in the world.
Mr. Oni Edeko, a poet and dramatist, studied education at the Delta State University, Abraka Nigeria. He was a teacher at Idi-Araba High School, Lagos.
He works at present as a secretary with Automotive Lighting.
He is married with three children.