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43 Boko Haram Terrorists Who Surrendered In Borno Moved To Gombe For Rehabilitation

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43 Boko Haram Terrorists Who Surrendered In Borno Moved To Gombe For Rehabilitation

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July 23, 2017 – 43 Boko Haram Terrorists Who Surrendered To The Army In Borno Moved To Gombe For Rehabilitation

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had begun the de-radicalisation of 43 Boko Haram insurgents who recently surrendered in Borno.

A statement signed by Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri, said that the insurgents were airlifted to Gombe, to begin their de-radicalisation and rehabilitation programme.

The NAN reports that the de-radicalisation programme is being run under the “Operation Safe Corridor “initiated by the Federal Government.

The programme was designed to encourage the insurgents to lay down their arms and join the de-radicalisation programme for reintegration into the society.

The Theatre Commander, Maj.-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, said in the statement that the insurgents would be given a new lease of life to join the society during the three-month de-radicalisation and rehabilitation processes.

“I urge you to embrace and undertake the programme whole-heartedly, to enable you to benefit and positively re-orientate your views about life and the society in general.

“I call on all other insurgents to abandon the futile struggle and reject the hypocrisy of the Boko Haram leadership, who live in affluence, while their foot soldiers die in hunger,” Attahiru said.

The statement added that more than 70 Boko Haram insurgents had earlier in the month, surrendered to troops in the North-East, taking advantage of the window of grace provided by the Federal Government for insurgents.

The 43 were on Saturday transported to Gombe where they are to begin a de-radicalisation and rehabilitation programme under the auspices of Operation Safe Corridor.



  1. iron bar

    July 24, 2017 at 4:43 AM

    Nobody will fall on such gimmicks of terrorists surrendering to govt.born to rule ideology and religious extremists have their goals..The devastating effects will forever soon hurt the alarmists in the north

  2. Micheal

    July 24, 2017 at 6:16 AM

    Please boko haram don’t surrender, keep on fighting your brothers the northerners until you reach guys reach point of self destruction while biafra reaches a point of actualization of self determination. Bastards

  3. Chris

    July 24, 2017 at 6:43 AM

    Nigeria stupid president buhari said any attack on boko haram is an attack on the north. So nigeria zombie army you people should allow boko haram thrive very well in the north. Stop waiting precious life and besides i heard that most of the soldiers sent to the war front to fight boko haram are of igbo origin. Criminal nigeria, this boko haram is you guys last busstop

    • Natiti dan

      July 25, 2017 at 11:11 AM

      You most be stupid to call a man that senior your stupid father that born a stupid son .like you that stupid thought only come from stupid people like you.

      • Chris

        July 25, 2017 at 6:43 PM

        Who is this uneducated ignorant uncircumised hausa fulani herdsman that squats while urinating. How dare you talk back at me in that manner and tone.

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