The Nigeria Army Friday, said it has transferred 760 suspected members of Boko Haram to the Borno Government for reintegration into the society.
The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri.
- Nwachikwu said that the suspects were handed over to the government at the Bulunkutu State Rehabilitation Centre, Maiduguri.
- He explained that the suspects were cleared after interrogations and investigations by the Joint Intelligence Centre (JIC) of the Theatre Command.
- He added that the suspects were handed over to the state government by the Coordinator of the JIC, Brig.-Gen. Abdulrahman Kuliya.
- “The JIC has cleared 760 suspects. The crackdown on Boko Haram terrorists is yielding positive results, culminating in a significant reduction in terrorists’ activities in the North-East,” the statement quoted Kuliya as saying.