By: Babagana Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has again urged members of the Boko Haram to stop the killings and surrender.
Zulum made the call at the launch of the Civilian Joint Task Force Super Camp and lists of key Boko Haram wanted members in Chabbal in Konduga Local Government Area.
Zulum said that the insurgents needed to realise that they are just killing their brothers and sisters, and destroying the properties of their parents.
He lauded the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, for streamlining the CJTF operations into that of the military, adding that it will enhance insurgency fight.
He urged the people of Borno to accord the military and other security agencies maximum support on the renewed onslaught on the Boko Haram terrorists.
Buratai who was represented by the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, lauded the role of CJTF as indigenes of Borno who understands the terrain in the insurgency fight.
They lauded the support of the Borno Government in the fight against insurgency and assured it of the military‘s commitment to deal with the insurgents.