Defence Head Quarters say High-profile terrorist commander surrenders.
Written by News Room on April 8, 2022
The Defence Headquarters says a famous commander of Boko Haram terrorists, Saleh Mustapha, has surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai, in the North-East.
The Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko, said this, on Thursday, in Abuja, while addressing newsmen on the operations of the military between March 25 and April 7.
He also said that a total of 51,114 terrorists and their families comprising 11,398 men, 15,381 women, and 24,335 children had, as of April 5, surrendered to troops.
According to him, all surrendered terrorists have been documented, while the arrested, rescued civilians, and recovered items have been handed over to the appropriate authorities for further action.
He said that, in the last two weeks, troops recovered one battle tank, five artillery guns, two GTS, three AA guns, one Mine Resistance Ambush Protected vehicle, three gun trucks, One MOWAG Armored Personnel Carrier, and two RPG tubes.