Custody battle after Boko Haram child kidnap

Letter from Africa:By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani For many victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria, the tragedy never seems to end. It simply takes on new dimensions. Take the case of 32-year-old Maria David Zaya, whose two-year-old daughter, Precious, was kidnapped by militants of the Islamist group in September 2014, while she was visiting her in-laws in Madagali in Adamawa state. Precious was taken captive along with six other children and two women who lived in the same neighbourhood. Two weeks later, one of the women escaped. She told…

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