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Boko Haram members renounce membership in Borno

07 August 2015, 21:31

Abuja – Some members of the Boko Haram terror group in Mussa town of Askira-Uba local government area of Borno State have reportedly denounced their membership of the group.

This was disclosed to journalists in Maiduguri the state capital by Apagu Istifanus, Chairman of youth vigilante group in the town.

Also read: Army urged to uphold rights in Boko Haram fight

He said the eight members of the notorious group claimed they were tired of killing innocent souls.
Istifanus added that they were arrested in Musa and after interrogations, they expressed a desire to reform.

“We arrested eight Boko Haram in Mussa around 4pm on Thursday and when we interrogating them they said they were tired, they don't want to wage Jihad again and we handed them over to the military in Mubi, Adamawa State,” Istifanus said.

He revealed that six out of the arrested members of the deadly Boko Haram sect were from Gwoza town‎, the headquarters of Gwoza local government area.

Another member of youth vigilante group from the area, who spoke under condition of anonymity, said the eight were arrested at a remote village of Mussa in Askira-Uba local government area in southern part of Borno State.

- CAJ News


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