13 Boko Haram terrorists, 23 family members surrender to troops in Borno -DHQ

The Defence Headquarters. says 13 Boko Haram terrorists alongside six women and 17 from Kodila village, have surrendered to troops of 151 Force Battalion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of .




The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Enenche said the terrorists surrendered due to sustained aerial bombardment and aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East.




He said the suspects and their family members who surrendered on , had been receiving medical attention at a military medical facility.

According to him, the suspects are currently undergoing thorough profiling and investigation in line with global best practices in handling such cases.

“The Armed of Nigeria and other security remain resolute, determined and committed to sustaining the tempo of the operations,” he said. (NAN)