Five Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to troops in Borno state.
The fighters who surrendered include Mallam Isa, a commander in the terrorist group. Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert, they surrendered on July 22 to the troops of 73 Battalion, Operation Hadin Kai.
Quoting a source, TheCable reported that Makama said;
“At about 200812A, the troops of Cashew plantation deployed at Valley Shuwa had received five surrendered Boko Haram terrorists.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the insurgents were said to have came out from Gazuwa, an acclaimed new headquarters of the Boko Haram faction, located about 8 kilometers to Bama Local Government area.”
Makama added that 29 women and children later came out and surrendered to the troops after realising that the five members, including the commander, surrendered without being killed.