According to a press release launched by Major General Musa Danmadami, the Director of Defence Media Operations, a complete of 511 Boko Haram terrorists and their members of the family have surrendered to the Nigerian Army in latest operations in the Northern area of the nation.
The assertion, disclosed on May 18, offers particulars of the operations performed by the troops.
During the operations, one of many important developments was the rescue of a Chibok schoolgirl.
The younger woman recognized herself as one of many feminine youngsters kidnapped in 2014 from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State.
The assertion revealed that out of the surrendered terrorists and their members of the family, there have been 99 grownup males, 161 grownup females, and 251 kids.
Additionally, the troops neutralized 26 Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters, arrested 25 terrorists’ logistics suppliers, one terrorist’s spy, and one Boko Haram terrorist.
All the recovered objects, apprehended suspects, and the rescued Chibok schoolgirl have been handed over to the related authorities for additional motion.
The surrendered Boko Haram terrorists and ISWAP fighters have been profiled and handed over to the suitable authority.
In the North East zone, troops of Operation HADIN KAI performed offensive and clearance operations in varied places inside Borno State, ensuing in important achievements.
Fierce encounters with Boko Haram terrorists/ISWAP led to the neutralization of 15 terrorists, restoration of a wide selection of weapons and ammunition, and the rescue of kidnapped civilians, together with a Chibok schoolgirl.
Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN intensified operations in Plateau and Bauchi States, main to the arrest of suspects concerned in felony actions.
Operations included patrols, raids, and clearance operations, ensuing in the restoration of weapons, ammunition, and the disruption of felony actions.
Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI continued their offensive in opposition to bandits and terrorists in Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara States.
Raids, preventing patrols, and air interdiction operations led to the neutralization of terrorists, the arrest of suspected criminals, and the restoration of weapons and stolen objects.
The Joint Task Force Operation DELTA SAFE made important progress in tackling oil theft and different felony parts in Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers States.
Operations targeted on patrols, raids, and anti-illegal oil refining efforts, ensuing in the destruction of unlawful refining websites, seizure of stolen petroleum merchandise, and the arrest of financial saboteurs.
Troops of Operation UDO KA maintained an offensive in opposition to the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network and different felony parts in Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo States.
Raids, arrests, and rescue operations led to the restoration of weapons, the arrest of suspects, and the liberation of kidnapped civilians.
In conclusion, the Nigerian Army has achieved important success in its operations in opposition to Boko Haram, banditry, oil theft, and different felony actions throughout completely different areas of the nation.
The navy continues to reveal its dedication to restoring peace and safety in Nigeria.
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