Barely a week after reports emerged that one prominent member of the terrorist group, Boko Haram voluntarily surrendered to the Troops of the Nigerian Army, reports reaching Naija News at this time confirmed that another member of the deadly group has relinquished himself to the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole.
According to the report recently made available to newsmen by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations of the Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, Major Gen. John Enenche, a renowned member of the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorist group, Muhammadu Abubakar have relinquished himself after an offensive attack carried out by the troops.
Naija News understands that the Boko Haram fighter who is widely known as Babagana gave in to the troops of the Nigerian Army during a recent operation in Borno State.
Speaking on the event, Enenche reports: “As the military inches closer to the final defeat of the insurgency in the North East region, more Boko Haram/ISWAP elements are either being arrested or neutralized and their equipment captured or destroyed by the gallant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE.”
“On May 29, another Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province fighter by name, Muhammadu Abubakar AKA Babagana surrendered to troops of 242 Battalion deployed at Charlie Six CheckPoint in Mongonu, Borno State.
“Preliminary interrogation revealed that the 19-year-old repentant Boko Haram fighter joined the group about a year ago at Shaharam and participated in the attack on Tumbun Shaje. Regretting his past actions, Babagana called on his erstwhile colleagues. They are currently in a state of despair and confusion in the forests to surrender to the troops of the Nigerian Army.
“The Chief of Army Staff congratulates the gallant troops for their resilience, courage and dedication to the noble cause of defending our fatherland against the terrorists.”
The Nigerian Military has revealed what they have in plan to do with the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau if he decides to surrender.