Boko Haram terrorists, family members surrender to troops


About 13 suspected Boko Haram Terrorists alongside 6 women and 17 children from Kodila village have surrendered to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

In a statement, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche said the terrorists surrendered due to sustained aerial bombardments and “aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East.”

He said the suspects and their family members who surrendered on 26 September 2020, had been receiving medical attention at the 21 Special Armoured Brigade Medical Centre.

“The suspects are currently undergoing thorough profiling and investigation in line with global best practice in handling such cases,” he said.

Enenche added that the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies remained resolute, determined and committed to sustaining the tempo of the operations.

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