On January 15, 2015, Ambassador Sanders discussed the lack of attention to the raging crisis in Northeastern Nigeria with the recent attacks in Baga affecting at least 20,000 people fleeing to the neighboring countries of Niger and Cameroon. Reports on the numbers of those massacre remain sketchy with figures ranging from 500-2,000. Baga has been torched to the ground as Boko Haram continues in ISIL-like fashion to gain wide swaths of territory in the Northeast. Sanders discussed this on CNN International CNN "Today Show."
|Sanders on Recent Boko Haram Attacks in Baga, Northeastern Nigeria