Abubakarr lost his father in 2013 and was left with his mom and his two siblings. His mom trades in cassava leaves (used for cooking) in the market, however she can only provide food out of the profit she makes.
He stopped attending school in Junior Senior Secondary II because of the lack of funds. Abubakarr's desire is to resume school if given the opportunity. Abubakarr carries loads using a pushcart that he rents on a daily basis to earn money for a daily meal.