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ICC Note: The Nigerian military is reporting Boko Haram fighters surrendering in scores. President Muhammadu Buhari won the office on commitments to eradicate the Islamist insurgency in the north and recently, the armed forced have netted several successes dislodging militants from territory previously held and rescuing hundreds of captives. Buhari hastily declared Boko Haram “technically defeated in December, but now reports seem to be approaching that reality.

By Ronald Mutum

4/10/16 Nigeria (AllAfrica) – The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said Boko Haram insurgents have been surrendering in large number due to the reinvigorated military onslaught by troops of the ‘Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole.’ He made this known yesterday at a press conference to kick-start activities for the 52nd anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) themed: ‘Reuniting for enhanced service delivery and operational effectiveness.’

“Looking at where we are coming from, I think we have done substantially well. In those days in 2014, you had convoys of vehicles moving round villages and killing Nigerians but it is no longer so,” he said.

“Many of them are surrendering in large numbers, we have seen that they are surrendering because they know that there is no escape,” the CAS stated.

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