WRITTEN BY EDITOR KALAHAN DENG
Is this a new low or desperate attempt of establishing an Islamic State in northern Nigeria by BOKO HARAM? It is a terrifying reality in northern Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad. Young girls and boys becoming BOKO HARAM deadest weapons against their communities.
According to the UNICEF latest report, 1 in 5 suicide bomber used by the Nigerian militants group is a child. 800,000 to 3,000,000 million children are being displaced in the above mentioned west African countries. While Nigeria and Cameroon coming the leading countries that are using children as suicide bombers. In Cameroon, 21 children and in Nigeria 17 are all under 18 years old and the youngest one is 8 years old. Girls are the most vulnerable in these nations where the terrorist BOKO HARAM operates in order to establish an Islamic state that is free from western education, cultures, and values.
The point is, who would be suspicious on an 8 years old girl or boy as being a suicide bomber? But now, people are perceiving their own children as potential danger , since majority of suicide bombers are children under the age of 8 years old in those countries.