Earlier this month, while conflicted over whether to share this or not, the Zamfara killings became a trending topic.
Every evening at 6 p.m., all the men in the village abandon the community and move to
Where terrified soldiers run through farmlands to seek refuge, than face armed bandits.
And life goes on.
As soon as the boys hit puberty, they join their fathers on the run. Because if they stay, they will die.
Do you know what it means to be so tired of being afraid of death, that you'd rather be raped and beaten than keep running?
Can you imagine how broken a man must be, to leave behind his wife and run with his son, so...
Imagine the terror; the emotional, physical and psychological trauma of the men, women and children of Sabon Koki.
Where scared children run from our cameras and there are more peering eyes from behind mud walls, than people joyously milling outside.
Remember Sabon Koki.