Boko Haram terrorists not less than 100 and their families have turned themselves into the Nigerian Army in Borno State.
It was reported that the insurgents surrendered in Gwoza town, Gwoza local government area of Borno.
A further report had it that one of the commanders of the terrorist group led one hundred and twenty persons, mostly youths to the Nigerian Army.
A security source that spoke with Daily Trust on the development said, some commanders turned themselves in with their families to 26 task force bridge in Gwoza.
The source said, “I think what we are seeing now is as a result of the death of Abubakar Shekau; his death has affected the group.”
“A total of 120 Boko Haram members and their families surrendered in Gwoza town today.”
Another source disclosed that the surrendered terrorists came with only their clothes and bicycles.
However, they did not drop any firearm, a development that created doubt among the residents.
“The people are contemplating if the Boko Haram fighters are truly interested in peace.”