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BBC Manchester: The Teenage Lieutenant
“My home city fell very soon after the beginning of the war and we became refugees. Everywhere you looked there was starvation; death everywhere basically.” – Ben Okafor
Africa Beyond: Remembering Biafra
“… within Nigeria itself nothing is stored in archives. Politicians, schools, and colleges don’t talk about it. This needs to be opened up if Nigeria is to go through healing; it needs to understand where it has gone wrong.” – Ben Okafor
News Central: Child soldier’s story headlines in international war conference
“Ben’s work is a perfect illustration of how one of the most pressing issues of our time concerns the changing nature and consequences of war.” – Professor James Thompson
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