In 2012, as the Boko Haram crisis thickened in Maiduguri, Borno State, the local market took a downturn. And so, Alhaji Modu, 40, decided to travel down to Lagos, in southern Nigeria, with hopes of tapping the higher demand for farm produce. He left behind a wife, daughter, and several loved ones. Ten years later, he has not returned home.
This story was reported and scripted by ‘Kunle Adebajo and edited by Anthony Asemota.
Produced by Attahiru Jibrin.
Voice acting by Hajara Ibrahim
Multimedia Editor: Anthony Asemota
Executive producer: Ahmad Salkida
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