Military Establishes Camp for Repentant Boko Haram Members


•Warns reluctant terrorists to either surrender or be crushed

Senator Iroegbu in Abuja

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in line with the Federal Government’s commitment to the war against insurgency in the North East and in furtherance of its efforts to rehabilitate and reintegrate surrendered and repentant Boko Haram terrorist members, has established a rehabilitation camp in an exercise known as Operation Safe Corridor.

The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, in a statement on Tuesday, said the main focus of Operation Safe Corridor, is rehabilitating and reintegrating the repentant and the surrendering Boko Haram members back into normal life in the society.

According to Abubakar, the repentant terrorists in the camp would be taken through various vocational training so that they could be useful to themselves and be empowered to contribute meaningfully to the economic growth of their fatherland.

The DHQ therefore “wishes to appeal to other recalcitrant terrorist members that are still carrying arms against their fellow citizens in our nation to repent today and benefit from numerous opportunities offered by the Camp.

“The DHQ wishes to state further that the final onslaught against the remnant group of the terrorists would continue unabated and would not relent until the power of evil forces in the North East is completely neutralised,” he said.

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