Boko Haram Members Surrender To Troops In Borno

Boko Haram Members Surrender To Troops In Borno
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By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri

The Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, has confirmed that the Boko Haram members have surrendered with 25 adult females and 48 children at different locations

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He said troops arrested eight Boko Haram insurgents and their families, comprising 10 adult females and 22 children surrendered to troops of 202 Battalion at Ruwaza village in Bama local government area of Borno state.

In a similar development, troops of Forward Operational Base (FOB) operating along Bocobs – Bama road arrested 20 Boko Haram fighters and their families, who surrendered to troops at Nbewa village, also in Bama local government area of Borno State.

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According to him the surrendered families of the insurgents comprised 15 adult females and 26 children.

Brig Gen Nwachukwu added that the suspects all surrendered to the troops during clearance operations in the areas on Thursday following ongoing intense clearance operations by troops in the general areas.

He said the children among the suspects who surrendered have been vaccinated with polio vaccines, while the adult and female suspects, who have been documented and screened are currently undergoing preliminary investigations.

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