The Borno Government has urged members of the Boko Haram terror group to surrender their nefarious actions in order that they are often accommodated and built-in into the society.
The state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Babakura Abba-Jato, disclosed this on the finish of an expanded safety assembly held on Saturday in Maiduguri.
This is coming days after the state authorities was scolded when its process power personnel, who accompanied the Borno State Geographical Information System, demolished worship centres in Maiduguri together with the Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) church constructing.
SaharaReporters had on Thursday reported an altercation in the course of the demolition, inflicting the safety personnel to shoot sporadically into the air.
A church employee, Ezekiel, was stated to have been shot within the chest by males of the civilian joint process power to the company, which is instantly underneath the state governor, Prof Babagana Zulum.
The Nigerian Army not too long ago introduced that over 100 insurgents surrendered with their weapons throughout the previous two weeks in Borno.
The commissioner stated the federal government was pleased with the event and the sustained navy onslaught on the shores of Lake Chad and Sambisa Forest.
“The meeting chaired by the Governor is happy with the clearing exercise going on at the shores of the Lake Chad as well as what is going on around the Sambisa general area with some of the insurgents surrendering.
“They (insurgents) are surrendering along with their arms and ammunitions. We will encourage them to surrender and discard their nefarious activities so that they can be accommodated, rehabilitated and integrated into the society,” Abba-Jato stated.