Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, spokesman of the Nigerian Army in AbujaNine boko haram terrorists have surrendered to troops of 27 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE at Buni Yari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
The surrendered terrorists age from 13- 47 years old. They are: Usman Ali, aged 22, Ibrahim Matukur, aged 13 and Usman Hussaini aged 25. Others are, Ali Baba, 25 years, Modu Wakil, 15 years, Usman Mahamadu, 47 years, Goni Bukar, 50 years, Modu Konto, 20 years and Isah Ali, 25 years old.
Usman said “during preliminary investigation, the surrendering Boko Haram terrorists revealed that they belong to Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram terrorists group. They said that they deliberately surrendered because they had realized their folly and no longer wish to continue with the criminal terrorists and insurgents activities. Furthermore, they stated that they escaped from the terrorists hideout at Buk village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state, adding that there were many more Boko Haram fighters willing to surrender because of untold hardship they suffer”.