Activist seeks to expose horrors of the Boko Haram insurgency

A photo taken on October 28, 2015 in Maiduguri shows a poster displaying one hundred Boko Haram suspects declared wanted by the Nigerian army. A civil society activist Saratu Abiola is trying to raise awareness across the world of the devastating human effects of the Boko Haram insurgency. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Ibrahim fled his home in Gwoza, northeast Nigeria, in August last year, when invading Boko Haram fighters took over the town as part of the Islamist group’s self-declared caliphate.
  • The businessman lost his home, cars, money and his brother, who was shot dead as they fled the carnage, spending 14 days on the road and barely eating.

KANO, Nigeria, Saturday

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