The Nigerian Army has informed that due to sustained series of bombardment on suspected locations of Boko Haram terrorists, by troops of 26 Task Force Brigade, Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Monday, July 3, 2017, over 700 members of Boko Haram terrorists are to surrendered to our troops.
A statement signed by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman informed that preliminary investigation has shown that among them were key commanders and influential members of the terrorists group, one of whom matches suspect number 225 on Boko Haram terrorists most wanted list released by the Nigerian Army.
Meanwhile, out of the 700, 70 have come out of hiding and are being profiled. The rest are expected to come out from hiding the coming days.
So far, the surrendered terrorists have been making useful statements and it is expected that many more of them will surrender.