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You must have seen the photo on your timeline, your friend’s WhatsApp status. The one with a woman clad in grey hijab, black sneakers, brown bag, a face mask and her clenched fist raised high. There are other protesters behind her with arms locked in each other’s, standing in solidarity with one voice. That woman is Aisha Yesufu . The name may be familiar. She is one of the strong voices in the Bring Back Our Girl s activism, and has been very vocal about governance in Nigeria. We spoke to Victor Akagwu of ShoeBox Photography , the photographer behind the iconic photo, which has somewhat become the symbol for the fight against police brutality, and he shares with us what he was trying to capture when he took the now-viral photo. Full story

15 October