The Defence Headquarters on Thursday disclosed that 4,770 Boko Haram terrorists surrendered to troops between June 1 and 15, 2022. Those who surrendered, according to the military high command, include 2,490 children; 1,415 women and 814 men. Addressing journalists at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday on the activities of the military between June 16 and 30, the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Benard Onyeuko, said all the surrendered terrorists have been profiled. He said, “Members of Boko Haram terrorists have continued to surrender to own troops at different locations in the theatre. “Between June 1 and 15, 2022, a total of 4,770 of them, comprising 864 adult males, 1,415 women and 2,490 children surrendered.
Source: Punch July 01, 2022 14:20 UTC