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Why Boko Haram, ISWAP fighters are surrendering – Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has attributed the large give up by Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters to new navy methods.

He gave the rationale on the Presidential Villa on Monday after a session with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Yobe senator stated he’s comfortable that efforts of the armed forces and different safety companies in tackling insurgency are yielding outcomes.

Lawan added that terrorists laying down their arms is a sign that the conflict in opposition to insurgency would quickly be over.

“I’m positive the brand new methods by the present management of the armed forces are working”, he stated.

“Boko Haram, having misplaced its chief and possibly having misplaced so many commanders, a few of them suppose they need to simply throw within the towel.”

The Nationwide Meeting chief nevertheless cautioned that the repentant insurgents be completely screened.

Since April, about 1,500 terrorists and their households, largely in Borno, have surrendered to the Nigerian Military.

 

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