Photos have emerged showing a Boko Haram commander and other members who surrendered to the Nigerian army in Borno.
The members of the insurgent group surrendered on Wednesday morning in Gwoza axis of Borno alongside their weapons.
The Boko Haram commander has been identified as Salihu Ahmodu.
They surrendered to the troops after they escaped from Sambisa forest.
They surrendered to Operation Hadin Kai troops of 192 Battalion deployed at Gwoza-Limankara road in Borno State, according to PR Nigeria.
Members of terrorist group Boko Haram who gave up their weapons and surrendered to Nigerian troops at Gwoza axis of Borno State on Wednesday morning
Members of terrorist group who gave up their weapons and surrendered to Nigerian troops at Gwoza axis of Borno State on Wednesday morning
“So far more than 17,000 members of Boko Haram have surrendered despite all efforts of ISWAP to stop the process,” PR Nigeria quoted an officer who added that he expected more members of the terrorist group to surrender in the days ahead.