These Things He Does Are Very Bad - Mother of Boko Haram Leader

The woman who says she is the mother of Abubakar Shekau, leader of the militant group Boko Haram, has given her first media interview. In an exclusive interview, Falmata Abubakar says she has not seen her son in 15 years and does not know if he is still alive. Chika Oduah of Voice of America has the story.



  • Nigeria:   Mother of Boko Haram Leader Speaks Out

    VOA, 15 June 2018

    Driving west from the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, the roads get narrower as the towns get smaller. Along the road lie bullet-ridden buildings and security check points as vigilante… Read more »

Falmata Abubakar is the mother Abubakar Shekau, the leader Boko Haram group.

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