Aisha Wakil ‘Mama Boko Haram’ Nominated for Peace Award in Australia

Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram, has been nominated for the 2019 Sydney Peace Award. A statement by Prince Lawal Shoyode, Country Director of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, the Non-Governmental Organisation established by Wakil to impact on victims of Boko Haram crisis, said this on Friday.

It said, “Mama Boko Haram is among those nominated for the respected Sydney Peace Award in Australia for her efforts in seeing the end of the Boko Haram crisis in North-East.

“Aisha Wakil is noted as a bridge to the Boko Haram insurgents. She has been appealing to them but it has been discovered that many people are frustrating her peace efforts.”

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