77 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender In Borno

Army-Boko HaramSeventy seven Boko Haram insurgents have laid down their arms and surrendered to troops of the 122 Task Force Battalion on Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno State.
The Nigerian Army, which made the announcement yesterday in a statement by its spokesman, Sani Usman, said the insurgents have been moved to Yamteke for preliminary investigation and screening.
Meanwhile, Usman, a colonel, said troops also arrested an army deserter, Corporal Musa Titima of the 117 Task Force Battalion attached to the 114 Task Force Battalion, who absconded from duty while on Operation Crackdown at Bitta.
According to the Army spokesman, the deserter was also allegedly involved in a fracas with one Mr. Salisu Ngatha at Kabang Ward on May 30, 2016.
The fracas led to the death of Mr. Ngatha, Col. Usman added.