No fewer than 602 repentant Boko Haram members, on Monday, denounced their membership of the group and swore an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The ex-insurgents who’ve accomplished a de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program, denounced their membership of the rebel group on the Malam Sidi Camp in Kwami Native Authorities Space of Gombe State.
They denounced their membership of Boko Haram earlier than an 11-man Quasi-Judicial Panel headed by Justice Nehizena Afolabi, of the Federal Excessive Court docket, Gombe.
Talking through the train, Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Shafa, the Coordinator, Operation Secure Hall, stated the looks of the repentant insurgents earlier than the judicial panel was a serious requirement, earlier than their reintegration into the society.
“The panel is for the purchasers to seem earlier than it to admit their pasts and denounce their membership of Boko Haram, Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) because the case could also be.
“And swear Oath of Allegiance to be loyal, disciplined and obedient residents of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after which make a dedication”, he defined.