When 26 boys were brutally murdered by Islamic militants in Borno State, Oby Ezekwesili experienced one of the worst days of her life. With her cries for justice falling on deaf ears, Ezekwesili was forced to move on with a heavy heart. In just a few months, 276 girls were kidnapped by the same group and this time, Ezekwesili vowed to never stop the fight, against every odd until every single girl was returned to their parents. On this first episode of ‘Against the Odds’ with Forbes Africa’s Peace Hyde Oby Ezekwesili shares her inspirational nerve breaking story.
WOMAN OF THE MONTH: OBY NWAOGBE
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