- Boko Haram insurgents are reportedly hungry, the army says
- According to the army, members of the terrorists group were also forced out of their hideouts as a result of unending bombardments
- Meanwhile, the army says its troops intensified efforts to deny criminals freedom of actions
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday, October 9, revealed that some Boko Haram members surrendered to its troops after they were forced out of their hideouts as a result of hunger and unending bombardments.
The army in a statement by operations media coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, gave the names of the surrendered insurgents as Ramat Mohammed, Alhaji Brazil, Bukar Gambo, Waziri Bukar and Bashuna Musa, The Nation reports.
Going further, the army claims that troops operating in various theatres have continued to record significant achievements.
He said that troops consequently intensified their operations nationwide. He said they denied freedom of actions to criminals in their respective areas.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that General Kunle Togun who was one of the few army generals who wielded great influence under military government led by General Ibarahim Babangida spoke on the issue of the Boko Haram menace in Nigeria.
The retired army general explained what President Buhari must do to solve security challenges in Nigeria.
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