The Nigerian military has revealed that 17 Boko Haram terrorists, including their families, have surrendered to troops from the 151 Task Force battalion deployed to the Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area in Borno State.
The military made the disclosure Tuesday via its verified Twitter handle.
It tweeted that the mass surrender of the terrorists and their families was due to a renewed military strike by brave troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the northeastern region.
“Profiling of the surrendered terrorists is ongoing,” the military tweeted.
According to reports, a chief executioner of Shekau’s faction, one Bashir Bulabuduwaye, recently surrendered to Nigerian forces.
Bulabuduwaye, along with his wives and children, reportedly surrendered to Operation Hadin Kai troops stationed in Baking, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
DAILY POST also learned that approximately 79,000 fighters and non-combatants of Boko Haram terrorists have so far surrendered to Operation Hadin Kai forces at various locations in the theater.
17 Boko Haram Terrorists, Relatives Surrender