A young Boko Haram terrorist have allegedly surrendered to troops of the Nigerian Army in Northeast Nigeria.
This was revealed in a tweet by Zagazola Makama, a security analyst and counter insurgency expert based in the Lake Chad region.
Zagazola share photos of the terrorist and wrote;
“They are always sincere when they surrendered with their arms.”
One of the thing that captured the attention of Zagazola’s followers was the way the terrorist was holding a Gun with one describing it as “Finger Discipline.”
Finger discipline means “the practice of keeping your finger “off the trigger” until your sights are on target and you are ready to discharge the firearm.”
Another follower, @Captain15844644 writing, “Omo the way this guy is handling this rifle clearly shows he has been really trained. Only few will understand this.”
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According to reports, over 20,000 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist organization and Boko Haram have surrendered in northeastern Nigeria in 2022 alone.
An onslaught on ISWAP and Boko Haram militants has continued to record significant successes in the region. The surrendered terrorists are expected to be carefully profiled by the Nigerian army and other stakeholders before they undergo rehabilitation processes.
Boko Haram launched a bloody insurgency in 2009 in northeastern Nigeria but later spread its atrocities to neighboring Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, prompting a military response. Around 350,000 people have been killed and three million civilians displaced in over a decade of terrorism in the country, according to the UN Humanitarian Affairs office in Nigeria.