The Nigerian Army today said that 41 fighters of terrorist groups, Boko Haram and Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) and their families surrendered to troops in Borno State.
The Nigerian Army said the 41 Boko Haram fighters and their families including women and children surrendered to troops of 144 Battalion, who took them into custody in the Dissa Village axis of Borno State.
The Nigerian Army revealed in a statement that, on Monday, February 21, 2022, Boko Haram fighters and their families totaling 41 people (11 men, 22 women, and 8 children) surrendered to troops from the 144 Battalion in the Dissa Village axis of Borno State.
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According to the Army, this was as a result of the on going Nigerian military offensive and clearance operations.
Additionally, the Nigerian Army revealed that personnel from 28 Task Force Bde, in conjunction with CJTF, performed minor road maintenance, including filling potholes along the Damboa-Wajiroko road in Borno State.
The road maintenance was necessary in order to improve Civil Military relations and deny BHT/ISWAP opportunities to plant IEDs.
Read full statement below;
“Ongoing offensive clearance operations records another feat as BokoHaram terrorists, and their families numbering 41 comprising 11 males, 22 females and 8 children surrendered to troops of 144 Battalion in Dissa Village axis of Borno State on Monday 21 February 2022.”
“Additionally, In a bid to enhance Civil Military relations as well as deny BHT/ISWAP opportunities to plant IEDs, troops of 28 Task Force Bde in conjuction with CJTF conducted some minor road maintenance including patching of potholes along Damboa-Wajiroko road in Borno State.”
Source: Nigerian Army.