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JUST IN: Boko Haram member voluntarily surrenders to Nigerian Military

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that a member of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Yahaya Adamu aka Saad Karami, has voluntarily surrendered to its troops.

In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle on Friday, the Nigerian military said Yahaya voluntarily surrendered to troops of 242 Battalion in Monguno on May 24.

The statement noted that Yahaya led the last attack on troops in Baga town and equally participated in attacks on Metele, Mairari, Bindiram, Kangarwa and Shetimari (Niger Republic). It added that he is currently in the custody of the military.

In another development, the military said that troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gambouru under Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole have neutralised some Boko Haram Terrorists.

Some items captured by #Troops include 1 Cobra Armoured Personnel Carrier, 3 Hand Grenades, 1 Dushka Anti-Aircraft Gun, 2 AK 47 Rifle magazines, 1FN Rifle magazine, 78 rounds of 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft ammunition, 25 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition.

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Olugbenga Ige

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

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