Over 200 members of the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram have,
on Friday, surrendered to the Nigerian troops in Banki Town.
[Photo shows some members of the Boko Haram sect that surrendered to military troops at Mairiga]
The troops yesterday captured the economic important and strategic town of Banki in Borno State, known mainly for its fishing trade.
Reportedly, a beehive of economic and trading activities between Nigeria, Cameroon and Central African countries takes place in Banki town.
During the previous encounter, Nigerian troops not only recapture the town, but several Boko Haram terrorists were captured alive while the stubborn terrorist armed militants who refused to surrender where killed in the military offensive.
The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman has confirmed the developments in a text message to PRNigeria.
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