Breaking News: ‘She refused to convert to Islam,’ 85 days on, kidnapped schoolgirl Leah Sharibu remains in captivity
Rebecca Sharibu holds up a photograph that shows her daughter Leah, (left). Leah was kidnapped in February 2018 from her school in the town of Dapchi in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram. Photo by Chika Oduah. April 2018.
Dapchi, Nigeria (CNN) Under normal circumstances, Leah Sharibu would have shared a special birthday meal with her family under the bamboo covering protecting them from the Sahara desert dust swirling around them at their home in northeast Nigeria.