More members of Boko Haram are surrendering to Nigerian troops amid fears that the terrorist group’s presence is spreading beyond its traditional strongholds in the country’s northeast.
The most recent surrender by members of the insurgent group occurred on Wednesday morning in Borno’s Gwoza axis, when a Boko Haram commander named Salihu Ahmodu led some members to surrender their weapons to troops.
Salisu Ahmodu, a 42-year-old Boko Haram commander who led some insurgents to surrender to troops in Borno’s Gwoza district on Wednesday.
Following their escape from Sambisa forest, they surrendered to the troops.
According to PR Nigeria, they surrendered to 192 Battalion of Operation Hadin Kai troops stationed on the Gwoza-Limankara road in Borno State.
On Wednesday morning, members of the terrorist group Boko Haram surrendered to Nigerian troops in Gwoza, Borno State.
On Wednesday morning, members of a terrorist group surrendered to Nigerian troops in the Gwoza axis of Borno State.
“Despite all efforts by ISWAP to stop the process, more than 17,000 members of Boko Haram have surrendered,” a police officer told PR Nigeria, adding that he expected more members of the terrorist group to surrender in the coming days.
Boko Haram members in Gwoza surrendered weapons to troops.