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2 Notorious Boko Haram Commanders, Surrender to MNJTF in Lake Chad

Two wanted and notorious Commanders of the Boko Haram of Bakoura Buduma faction have surrendered to troops of the multinational joint task force.

It was learned that the surrender is a fallout of ongoing kinetic and non-kinetic efforts to restore peace in the Lake Chad region by the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF).

Spokesman of MNJTF, Lt. Col Abdullahi Abubakar said “On 25 March 2024, Ibrahim Muhammed and Auwal Muhammed, aka ‘Wanka’ surrendered to the troops of Sector 3 MNJTF (Nigeria).

“This breakthrough is attributed to the intensified kinetic and non-kinetic operations targeting terrorist groups within Sector 3 MNJTF.

“The 2 individuals, active commanders operating in the Lake Chad Islands, decided to surrender amid mounting pressure from ongoing military actions.

“During the preliminary investigation, Ibrahim and Auwal Muhammed disclosed their long-standing affiliation with the faction, revealing that they had operated under the Bakoura Buduma-led faction for 15 years in Kwallaram, located in the Lake Chad Islands.

“The recovery of various items from the surrendering terrorists underscores the significance of this event.

“These items include One AK 47 rifle, 3 AK 47 rifle magazines, 90 rounds of 7.62mm special, One magazine carrier and One Mobile phone belonging to Ibrahim Mohammed.

“While One AK 47 riffle, 5 magazines, 101 rounds of 7.62millimeter special, One Mobile Phone, One magazine carrier, 2 Hand Grenades and One Hand Held Radio belonging to Auwal Mohammed Wanka.

“The surrendered fighters are currently in custody for further investigation.”

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