Burutai claims that 700 Boko Haram have Surrendered

Burutai claims that 700 Boko Haram have Surrendered. Ukridosblog, gathered that the 700 members of Boko Haram who surrender were within the fringes of Sambisa forest and that others were in the process to surrender.

In a statement, the army chief Burutai, said;

“a short while ago, I received the good news that about 700 Boko Haram terrorists within the fringes of Sambisa Forest have surrendered. Some others are in the process to surrender, This is a clear indication that the Boko Haram war is clearly being won.

“The situation is being awaited; more details will come from the Theatre Command in Maiduguri later in the day. I will like to congratulate not only our gallant troops, but indeed the Nigerian Navy and Air Force who are also operating in the North-East.

“I congratulate Nigerians as well because I know what we went through during the Boko Haram insurgency and definitely, it will be a great sigh of relief as these terrorists are finally capitulating.”

In addition to this new development, the Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said out of the 700 members who surrendered, 70 were already being profiled. According to him, he said;

“Preliminary investigation showed that among them were key commanders and influential members of the Boko Haram. “One of whom matches suspect number 225 on Boko Haram terrorists most wanted list released by the Nigerian Army.

“So far, the surrendered terrorists have been making useful statements and it is expected that many more will surrender.”

General Buratai, who described exhibition as true way of capturing the facts on the ground just like motion pictures captured thousands of words, said “it is an effective way of allowing the populace to relate with the feeling of truth.”

The Army General also said that;

“While we continue to fight for the unity of our country, while we continue to fight and defend territorial integrity, while we equally operate to maintain law and order in support of the civil authority, there is one very important aspect of the soldier’s life, and this is what we will be showing to you today. “That is the artistic side of soldiering.


Source: Vanguard