A top Boko Haram insurgent, (Amir) Senior Commander, and his family have surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.
While a top security source who confirmed the action added that Amir Adamu surrendered alongside three wives and children in Gwoza town, a resident of Gwoza disclosed that the surrendered terrorist is a well known terrorist in the town.
“All Praise be to Almighty Allah, the famous Boko Haram, Amir Adamu Rugu Rugu surrendered in today in Gwoza town. Karshen BH yazo insha Allah,” the resident said.
It was gathered that Amir Adamu Rugu Rugu was known for deadly activities against troops and commuters around Mandara hill and Sambisa Forest in Gwoza area.
Nigeria military had claimed that exodus surrender was because of sustained land and air bombardments of their enclaves and hideouts in the Northeast.