Some members of ISWAP and Boko Haram has surrendered to Nigeria army. The Nigerian army Group which is the Troops of 202 Battalion have taken custody of eight Boko Haram Insurgents and their families as well. It was reported that they have in custody of ten adult females and 22 children.
Information has it that they surrendered to the troops at Ruwaza village in Bama Local Government Area of Borno state. In a similar development, troops of Forward Operational Base (FOB) operating along Bocobs- Bama road have arrested 20 Boko Haram fighters and their families as well.
Nigerian Army Intercepts Boko Haram and ISWAP Members
the Boko Haram militants surrendered to Nigerian army troops at Nbewa village, also in Bama Local Government Area of Borno state. The surrendering families of the insurgents comprised 15 adult females and 26 children. The suspects all surrendered to the troops, during clearance operations in the areas on 29 July, 2021 following ongoing intense clearance operations by troops in the general areas.
The children among the surrendering suspects have been vaccinated with polio vaccines, while the adult and female suspects, who have been documented and screened are currently undergoing preliminary investigations. In another operation, troops of 73 Battalion, Forward Operating Base (FOB) in conjunction with combined team of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and Hunters also intercepted a Boko Haram Terrorists Logistics Supplier during a fighting patrol along Molai – Damboa Road.
THe Nigerian army were informed on the suspects operations and then they combined forces with the hunters in the location, where they arrested the suspect, while he was perfecting plans to deliver logistics to the insurgents in the forest.
The items recovered from the suspect include a vehicle, 4 jerry cans of 30 Litres of PMS, one 4 Litre gallon of engine oil, one motorcycle pump, one oil treatment, one torch light, one mosquito net, two praying mats, two blankets, four Spanners, 10 packets of 1.5v battery and three dozens of diamond rubber solution. Also recovered includes five packets of candies, five packets of seasoning and measures of other food stuff.