Borno State says it has received 151 repentant Boko Haram members from the Nigerian Army for rehabilitation and re-integration into society.
This was made known by the Coordinator, Operation Safe Corridor, Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Shafa, while handing over the repentant insurgents at the Bulunkutu Rehabilitation Centre, Maiduguri in Borno.
Shafa affirmed that he was sure that the “clients” have fully repented from their bad deeds, adding that Operation Safe Corridor was designed to encourage Boko Haram insurgents to surrender and to be
Deputy Governor Umar Kadafur commended the federal government over implementation of Operation Safe Corridor to rehabilitate and reintegrate repentant insurgents into society.
Tela Dandija and Kyari Buguma, some of the repentant insurgents, thanked the federal government for the amnesty granted to them and called on other insurgents to surrender.