Wednesday, November 15, 2023

At least 1,600 repentant Boko Haram terrorists have learnt new trades; reintegrated into society — FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria had said that no fewer than 1,600 “repentant” Boko Haram terrorists have learnt trades and are reintegrated into society.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in London during his engagements with international media houses in the government-sustained oversees image laundering.

He said that contrary to media reports that the regime had been successful in stemming the tide of insurgency in Nigeria. The minister told the media houses that the regime would leave no stone unturned to tackle the worsening insecurity.

The success of our gallant military has resulted in about 51,000 insurgents surrendering between January and March this year alone. We have also been able to reintegrate about 1,600 former fighters who had been able to learn one trade or the other,” he said.

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