The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that a member of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Yahaya Adamu aka Saad Karami, has voluntarily surrendered to its troops.
In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle on Friday, the Nigerian military said Yahaya voluntarily surrendered to troops of 242 Battalion in Mungonu on May 24.
The statement noted that Yahaya led the last attack on troops in Baga town and equally participated in attacks on Metele, Mairari, Bindiram, Kangarwa and Shetimari (Niger Republic). It added that he is currently in the custody of the military.
In another development, the military said the troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gambouru under Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole have neutralized some Boko Haram Terrorists.
Some items captured by #Troops include 1 Cobra Armoured Personnel Carrie, 3 Hand Grenades, 1 Dushka Anti-Aircraft Gun, 2 AK 47 Rifle magazines, 1FN Rifle magazine, 78 rounds of 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft ammunition, 25 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition.