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  • News - North East - Borno
  • Updated: April 14, 2024

Boko Haram terrorists surrender to security agents in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists surrender to security agents in Borno

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Sector 3, Monguno, Nigeria, has reported a steady trend of Boko Haram terrorists laying down their guns, with two more surrendering on April 13, 2024. 

Ahmed Isiaka and Adam Muhammed, ages 18 and 17 respectively, are from Kolloram, Kukawa Local Government Area, Borno State, Nigeria. 

They handed up many things, including 250 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 50 rounds of 7.62mm NATO ammunition, and a 9mm PARA bullet, among other personal goods.

Allnews.ng had reported that on March 26, 2024, the MNJTF reported the surrender of two terrorist commanders.

These occurrences highlight the effectiveness of the many non-kinetic measures the MNJTF has adopted to improve safety and security in the Lake Chad basin region affected by Boko Haram and other terrorist activities. 

The MNJTF is committed to restoring peace and helping the restoration to normalcy in the impacted region.

Meanwhile, troops of the Nigerian Army have intercepted and captured six suspected Boko Haram logistics suppliers in the Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Zagazola Makama, a security and counterinsurgency expert in the Northeast confirmed the incident, stating that the arrest was made on Saturday. 

Makama said the troops attached to the 112 Task Force Battalion of the Northeast Army coded 'Operation Hadin Kai' recorded the success in conjunction with HYBRID forces while on a routine search in the area.

He added that intelligence sources confirmed to him that the suspects were captured in possession of an Isuzu truck fully loaded with gum Arabic worth N2 million. 

He said: "Details of the arrested persons are: Usman Gujja, Abu Hamman Dawud, Ramat Ibrahim, Hala Hadum, Alhaji Kawu and Bulama Ali Boscoro (driver). 

"The sources said preliminary investigation revealed that the suppliers received these products and other items like charcoal from the terrorists which they sold and took the money back to them. The suspects are currently at the military custody for further investigation."

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