The Nigerian Army has revealed that 800 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to troops wging war in the North-East, in the last 21 days.
Confirming the reports, the acting director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar said “I can confirm that about 800 of the Boko Haram members have surrendered to the military.”
According to reports, the Federal Government has also established a camp for repentant terrorists to rehabilitate them.
Also, the Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, also disclosed that the Nigerian Army has rescued 11, 595 civilians from Boko Haram captivity in the past six weeks.
Meanwhile, President Buhari revealed that Boko Haram is being funded by the International terror group, ISIS also known as Islamic state or ISIL.
Boko Haram also released a new video in which it denies abandoning the insurgency.