pair of identical twin boys, Nsofor and
Nonso aged 12, who were notorious
for getting into mischief. They were always getting into trouble, and everybody
in the village linked them up with and held them responsible for all
mischievous acts in the village.
Their parents were greatly worried about the
boys’ behavior. One day, their mother got the information that the vicar of the
village church had a good record of handling difficult children and she thought
that he would be in a good position to put her boys on the right path to righteousness.
She requested the vicar to intervene. The clergyman agreed and expressed his
wish to have a chat with the boys, albeit, individually.
morning while the afternoon was scheduled for Nonso.
replied with a question in his treacherous bid to find something to say. “Yes. I say, where is God?” The Vicar asked vociferously, bending over the
boy as if he was going to pounce on him. Nsofor
opened his mouth and could not close it for what seemed like eternity. He
could not answer the question. The
clergy man stood up and paced up and down the length of the room for about 15
seconds; and all of a sudden turned round and barked at Nsofor, “Where is God?”
Without thinking, he took to his heels and ran out of the vicarage as fast as
his feet could carry him. He made his way to the roof garden on getting home. Nonso who saw his twin brother ran
hurriedly into the house and followed him to the roof garden, asking
and the vicar kept asking me of His whereabouts. He is angry and he, just like
everybody in the village, thinks we are responsible for His kidnap”