- Some Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the Nigerian Army after their enclaves were bombarded
- According to the Army, many factors including health challenges and untold hardship has made life unbearable for the criminals
- Meanwhile, the Nigerian military has resolved to intensify its both kinetic and non-kinetic approach towards the ongoing fight against insurgency
Some Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai.
The new Boko Haram members are reported to be about 1,081. They include some senior commanders and their families.
They reportedly surrendered after sustained military land and air bombardments of their enclaves and hideouts in the North East.
This is just as it emerged that discontent as a result of internal skirmishes, coupled with overwhelming famine, internal and health challenges as well as untold hardship has made life unbearable for the terrorists.
Photos emerge as Boko Haram's chief bomb expert, senior commanders, over 300 other terrorists surrender in Borno
This was disclosed in a statement by the director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu and posted on Facebook.
He said more arms and ammunition were also recovered from the surrendering terrorists.
“Following the recent escalation of offensive operations coupled with non-kinetic efforts by troops of operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) which yielded massive surrendering of Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province Terrorists in the North East, the Chief Bomb Expert of the terrorist group known as Musa Adamu a.K.a Mala Musa Abuja and his second in command Usman Adamu a.k.a Abu Darda along with their families and followers have also finally surrendered to the troops of operation Hadin Kai in Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.
Massive victory as troops send Boko Haram terrorists parking from Yobe town
Earlier, troops of the Nigerian Army fighting insurgency in the north were able to thwart what could have been a deadly attack on Geidam town in Yobe state.
Gun battle in Borno as Boko Haram terrorists attempt to infiltrate Damboa town, soldiers thwart attack
The brave soldiers in an offensive operation subdued the Boko Haram terrorists and sent them out from the town in the evening of Wednesday, July 21.
Yobe is one of the many hot target spots ravaged by Boko Haram and ISWAP members in the region.
He described the situation as most disturbing and a source of concern to him because the bandits and their victims belong to the same tribe and religion.
Legit.ng gathered that the president, who spoke while hosting 12 governors and some federal lawmakers, said the lingering development in the northwest is the most amazing to him.