Photos From The Graduation Ceremony Of 601 Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists In Gombe




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According to Nation, the Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, Major General Bamidele Shafa disclosed on Saturday 601 deradicalised ex Boko Haram combatants has graduated at DRR camp in Mallam Sidi, Gombe.

Out of the 601 graduates of the batch 4 client which arrived in 2 chalk on 27 November and 14 December 2019 592 are Nigerians from 10 states of the federation while 14 are foreign Nationals from Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Out of this number, three died of complications while was referred for medical at the Neuro-psychiatric Hospital in Maiduguri.

Shafa said another was withdrawn on disciplinary ground and transferred for re-categorization and prosecution.

“On arrival at the camp, the clients went through documentation processes to obtain vital background information after which they were subjected to comprehensive medical screening to determine their status

“Their DNA samples were also collected while their biometrics were captured on National Data using the National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) facilities for future references. The background information serves as guide for the experts; Local Team (LTT) to properly place the clients for treatment therapies and vocational training. The LTT are specialised experts in various fields of deradicalisation and rehabilitation therapies drawn from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS),” he said.