Over 300 Boko Haram fighters and their families have been killed by their diehard commanders in the last year for attempting to surrender in Borno State.
Military sources said that about 90,000 of the fighters had repented and surrendered across the state in the last 17 months.
The Special Adviser to the Borno State Government on Security Affairs, Brig. Gen. Ishaq Abdullahi, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the diehard Boko Haram commanders resorted to killing any terrorist attempting to flee the Sambisa forest to surrender in order to frustrate the ongoing peace dialogue between government and the terror group.
“Just last week, they killed three commanders and their families who were about to escape.