Seventeen Boko Haram terrorists including their family members have surrendered to the Nigerian Army in Borno State.
The terrorists surrendered with their weapons to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion deployed at Banki-Junction in Bama Local Government Area of the state.
The Army in a statement on Tuesday, September 20, said the terrorists surrendered due to renewed military onslaughts by gallant troops of Operation Hadin Kai.
“Profiling of the surrendered terrorists is ongoing,” the statement added.
The latest develoment is coming days after a chief executioner from Shekau’s faction, Bashir Bulabuduwaye, recently surrendered to the Nigerian troops.
Bulabuduwaye, alongside his wives and children, surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai stationed in Baking, Bama.