Saturday 16 May 2020

603 Ex-Boko Haram Terrorists To Be Re-integrated Into Society In June – Military

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The Nigerian Military says 603 repentant Boko Haram terrorists who have been rehabilitated will be re-integrated into the society in June, as more fighters surrender.
The military also said 280 repentant terrorists, 25 of which were repatriated to the Niger Republic, have so far been re-integrated under the De-radicalization, Rehabilitation and Reintegration programme of Operation Safe Corridor.
John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, who disclosed this on Friday, also said that 72 family members of Boko Haram and ISWAP comprising 33 women and 39 children, were dropped off by the terrorists at the entrance of Ngala town in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State on 10 May 2020 around 8.30pm, who are all now in the custody of troops for further action.

Enenche further disclosed that eleven ISWAP fighters surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in Adamawa State. The repentant insurgents are being profiled for further action. He said there are indications that more terrorists will surrender.

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