Operation Lake Sanity II: 47 Boko Haram and ISWAP Terrorists Surrender to MNJTF

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Operation Lake Sanity II: 47 Boko Haram and ISWAP Terrorists Surrender to MNJTF

By Trek Africa Newspaper

 

 

 

 

The troops of 403 Amphibious Brigade of MNJTF Sector 3, have continued to record tremendous successes has 47 individuals associated with Boko Haram and the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) have surrendered themselves.

 

In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the MNJTF’s Chief Military Public Information Officer, N’djamena in Chad, Lt. Col Abubakar Abdullahi stated that, “On 15 May 2024, a total of 47 individuals associated with Boko Haram and the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) have surrendered to troops of 403 Amphibious Brigade of MNJTF Sector 3, Nigeria. The group includes 7 men, 9 women, and 31 children, who turned themselves in at Kwatan Turare and Doron Baga, Kukawa LGA Borno State Nigeria.”

 

 

According to the statement, “During the initial investigation conducted, it was revealed that these individuals managed to escape from Sharama, located in the Lake Chad Islands. Among those who surrendered was Mallam Muazu Adamu, a known fighter within the Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihad (JAS) faction, who operated under Commander Alai Gana. He surrendered alongside his wife.”

 

“Other members of the group disclosed that they had been engaged in farming activities before deciding to make their escape. The items found in their possession include clothes, blankets, mats, pots, plates, and various other personal belongings.”

 

“The surrendered individuals are currently in custody and undergoing further investigation to ascertain more details regarding their activities and affiliations. The MNJTF remains committed to maintaining peace and security in Lake Chad basin region.”

 

“This development marks a step in the ongoing efforts to weaken the operational capabilities of terrorist groups in the region. The MNJTF continues to encourage those still involved in terrorist activities to surrender and embrace peace.”

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