By: Hassan Umar Shallpella.
The Commander of Operation Safe Corridor, Brig. Gen Bamidele Matiu Shafa said nine indigenes of Adamawa repentant Boko Haram have been fully reintegrated into the society.
Shafa disclosed this during a courtesy call on Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri at Government House Yola Friday said the delegation on a sensitization mission on the activities of the committee.
Operation Safe Corridor was established in 2016 essentially to rehabilitate Boko Haram members who voluntarily surrender their arms and so far the committee had brought back nine indigenes of Adamawa and has fully been reintegrated into the state.
He said government should strengthen some mechanisms put in place for receiving rehabilitated surrendered Boko Haram members from Operation Safe Corridor in the state.
He appealed to the Governor to appoint government officials that will be liaising with the committee and establish a reception committee that will be receiving the young boys and reintegrate them back into the society.
Responding, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri advocated for thorough public sensitization towards accepting the repentant Boko Haram members back to the society after being rehabilitated by the government.
Efforts of Operation Safe Corridor should be commended towards bringing back the young citizens that went astray and joined the dreaded Boko Haram activities in the north east which has caused mayhem to the country.
Fintiri saluted the gallant soldiers of the Nigeria Army for working tirelessly towards ending activities of Boko Haram which will enable the people enjoy socio-economic development provided by the government at all levels in the country.