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Have you seen my uncle? Uncle Okadigbo, huge, tall, and yellow Skinned like a riped mango with enough water and air. He was among those abducted by the terrorist Into the wild forest of sin to destroy. I heard They raped the men and the little Girls Taken were left unclean Their freedom seized, hunger were their friend. They have even sold most of the beautiful girls To a foreign land, some impregnated. Is my Uncle among those they killed? Is he among those they sold in foreign Land? Is he beaten to death ? tell me. He once told me that he wanted to go and rescue Some children in the forest before he was kidnapped. I heard some foreigners had promised to assist us How sure is it? Hope nothing happens to that handsome man of focus Who once carried me on his broad shoulder We went hunting lions and elephants With passion and drive so rare to find among the blacks. We roasted yam and fresh fish behind the Nghene stream NOw he is no where to be found. The country needs his intelligence Drive to eliminate evil in the neighbour hood. I need his wisdom, the family needs him more than any thing now May the wind bring him back in good health May the oceans and seas fight for his freedom Let the abductors know that he had people Who could stand for him in his tribulation.

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