In April 2014, 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state, were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists and till date, many of them remain in captivity. Although some of the girls managed to escape, including those rescued by Nigerian soldiers over time, the current plight of the other girls yet to be rescued remains a cause for concern.

Knowing the relevance of telling Nigerian stories as a way of spreading awareness, Nigerian filmmaker, Uche Aguh, wrote and directed ‘Sambisa’.

‘Sambisa’, a short film based on the short play titled, ‘Into The Sambisa’, narrates the story of the unfortunate kidnapping in 2014.

This short film will premiere across Nigeria later during the year.

In the mean time, you can watch the trailer below:


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