No fewer than 104 fighters of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, have surrendered to Nigerian troops in Borno State.
This was made known at the Nigerian Army Headquarters on Monday via a post on its verified Facebook page.
Those who surrendered to the 25 Task Force Brigade Damboa include 22 males, 27 females and 55 children, according to the post.
The post reads, “ISWAP and their families numbering 104 comprising 22 males, 27 females and 55 children surrendered to troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Damboa, Borno State on Saturday 5 February 2022.”
Earlier reports had that families of the ISWAP insurgents were exiting Marte following deadly assaults on them by the military.