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Two More Terrorist Commanders Surrender To MNJTF

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March 26, (THEWILL)- The Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) has said two high-ranking Boko Haram commanders have surrendered to the MNJTF, after 15 years of fighting against the military.

Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, spokesperson for the MNJTF, disclosed this in a press statement on Tuesday.

The commanders, identified as Ibrahim Muhammed and Auwal Muhammed, also known as WANKA, belonged to the Bakura Buduma faction and were responsible for carrying out attacks in various locations around Lake Chad.

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He attributed the surrender to intensified kinetic and non-kinetic operations troops targeting terrorist groups within Sector 3 of the MNJTF.

The individuals were active commanders operating in the Lake Chad Islands, until they decided to lay down their sophisticated weapons and embrace peace.

Abdullahi said during questioning, both Muhammed and WANKA revealed their 15-year affiliation with the Bakura Buduma faction, operating out of Kwallaram in the Lake Chad Islands.

The MNJTF also recovered a significant cache of weapons including AK-47 rifles, magazines, ammunition, hand grenades, a handheld radio, and mobile phones.

“The recovery of various items from the surrendering terrorists underscores the significance of this event. These items include One × AK 47 rifle, 3 x AK 47 rifle magazines, 90 x rounds of 7.62mm special, One x magazine carrier and One x Mobile phone belonging to Ibrahim Mohammed.

“While One x AK 47 rifle, 5 x magazines, 101 × rounds of 7.62millimeter special, One x Mobile Phone, One × magazine carrier, 2 × Hand Grenades and One × Hand Held Radio belonging to Auwal Mohammed WANKA”, he said.

The surrendered fighters are currently in custody for further investigation at the time of filing this report.

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I am Ladi Dapson, a general writer with thewill. I cover Borno and Yobe states respectively. I based Maiduguri, Borno State Capital. I can be reached via ladi4media@gmail.com. Very high and kind regards!

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