The terrorists surrendered alongside their families in Gwoza town, Borno state.
Over 100 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the Nigerian army.
The terrorists surrendered alongside their families in Gwoza town, Borno state on Thursday.
A further report had it that one of the commanders of the terrorist group led one hundred and twenty persons, mostly youths to the Nigerian Army.
A security source that spoke with Daily Trust on the development said, some commanders turned themselves in with their families to 26 task force bridge in Gwoza.
The source said, “I think what we are seeing now is as a result of the death of Abubakar Shekau; his death has affected the group.”
“A total of 120 Boko Haram members and their families surrendered in Gwoza town today.”
Another source disclosed that the surrendered terrorists came with only their clothes and bicycles.
However, they did not drop any firearm, a development that created doubt among the residents.
“The people are contemplating if the Boko Haram fighters are truly interested in peace.”