An Igbo man, a Yoruba man and an Hausa man
were lost in a forest and then captured by
The king of the cannibals told them that they could live if they pass a trial.
The first step was to go deep into the
forest and get ten pieces of the same kind of fruits.
The three men went their separate ways to gather fruits.
The Yoruba man came back and said to the
king,”I brought 10 apples.”
Then the king explained the trial to him,”You
have to swallow the fruits without any expression on your face or you will be killed.
The first apple went in, but on the second one,
he winced out in pain, so he was killed.
The Igbo man arrived and showed the king ten
berries. When the king explained the trial to
him, he thought to himself that this should be
easy he swallowed …. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and on the ninth berry, he
burst out in laughter and was killed.
The Yoruba man and Igbo man met in heaven
and the Yoruba man asked,”Why did you laugh?
You almost got away with the trial.”
The Igbo man replied,”I couldn’t help it, when I
saw the Hausa man coming with Watermelons


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