Boko Haram Leader Mother Speaks For First Time

The woman

who says she is the

mother of Abubakar Shekau, leader of

the terrorist group Boko Haram, has

given her very first media interview.

VOA’s Chika Oduah went to the northeastern Nigerian village of Shekau to meet her.

The Boko Haram leader bears the same name as his hometown. In this exclusive interview, the mother says she does not know if her son is still alive. Chika Oduah has the story.

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