28 Boko Haram/ISWAP Members Surrender To Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army have disclosed that some members of Boko Haram and the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) sect, along with their families surrendered to troops of the 151 Task Force Battalion under 21 Special Brigade in Borno State.
The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigade General Onyema Nwachukwu, confirmed this development in a statement on Wednesday.
He stated that the terrorists with their families were taken in at the outskirts of Aza and Bula Daloye villages in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
Nwachukwu said “The arrested suspects comprised of 11 adult male terrorists, five adult females, and 12 children. The troops also recovered 27 rounds of 7.62 mm (special) ammunition, three AK 47 rifle magazines and a black fragmental Jacket from the suspects”.
The army added that the suspected terrorists were undergoing preliminary investigations.