Lagos - Militants who invaded parts of Lagos and Ogun state are now believed to have surrendered to the might of the Nigerian military after a bombardment which saw up to 19 militants killed with many others injured, Naij reports.
The militants, through a phone conversation surrendered and conveyed that they were seeking disarmament, reconciliation and reintegration which was accepted by the Nigerian army.
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The Nigerian military said that it would continue its bombardment of airstrikes in the creeks of Lagos and Ogun state until the militants hiding in the region surrendered.
News24 Nigeria reported that two communities in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state were attacked by the suspected militants. The gunmen, who gained access to the areas through the water channel, were said to be shooting sporadically as residents were seen fleeing the area.
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- News24 Nigeria