Terrorists Commander, 5 Fighters Surrender To MNJTF In Borno

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The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has announced the surrender of Adamu Muhammad, a Boko Haram terrorist commander, and five other fighters to Sector 3 MNJTF in Monguno, Borno State.

A statement by the Chief Military Public Information Officer MNJTF Lt Col Abubakar Abdullahi said the terrorists escaped from the ISWAP faction hideout in Jubillaram, situated in Southern Lake Chad.

Col Abdullahi said Adamu, 22 years old, had participated in numerous terrorist attacks and roam around Kangarwa, Alagarno, Doro Naira, and Dogon Chikwu in Kukawa local government area of the state.

Other surrendered fighters include 18-year-old Isah Ali; Hassan Modu, (18), Nasir Idris (23) and escort for the Commander of Jubillaram Usman Rash.

The rest are 21-year-old Abba Aji and Abubakar Isah, 20 years old.

The MNJTF spokesperson said the surrendered fighters are currently undergoing investigation.

“This brings the total number of terrorists who have surrendered since the commencement of Operation Lake Sanity ll on 23 April 2024 to 119,” he said.

MNJTF appealed to other terrorists to follow suit by laying down their arms, and embrace peace.

Eleven rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and one warhead of anti-aircraft rounds were recovered from the surrendered terrorists.

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