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Boko Haram/ISWAP: 7,000 terrorists surrender in one week, will be rehabilitated – Nigerian Army

 


More than 7,000 Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have turned themselves in.

 

The Nigerian Army said they surrendered in the past one week.

 

Maj.- Gen. Christopher Musa, Theartre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Wednesday.

 

The General said sustained operations against the ISWAP and Boko Haram led to significant successes.

 

“Thousands of insurgents comprising of combatants, non combatants, foot soldiers alongside their families, continued to lay down their arms in different parts of Borno”, he noted.

 

The repentants and their families are to be profiled by the Army and others before they undergo rehabilitation processes, the commander disclosed.

 

Musa assured that the military and other security agencies will continue to devise and implement strategies to end terrorism.

 

About 30,000 insurgents and their families have surrendered in the last nine months.

 

The OPHK, launched in April 30, 2021, was formerly known as Operation Lafiya Dole.

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