DHQ rehabilitates 601 Ex-Boko Haram Insurgents In Gombe State. (See details)

A total of 601 repentant Boko Haram members have been rehabilitated in Gombe State, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said, yesterday.

The Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, Bamidele Shafa, said they graduated from the de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration (DRR) camp in Mallam Sidi, Gombe.

Shafa said:

“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 health 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 Treatment Team (LTT) to properly place them 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).”

According to him, the graduands consists of 14 Cameroonians, Chadians and Nigeriens.

READ ALSO:  #Coronavirus: Former 1st lady, Patience Jonathan's Abuja hotel to be converted to temporary Isolation Centre.

This development comes only days after some residents of Borno State kicked against the reintegration of former insurgents in their communities.

Operation Safe Corridor, an initiative for the deradicalisation and rehabilitation of ex-Boko Haram members was launched by the military in 2016.

For advert placements, sponsorship, media (Music/Video) promotions, or to share breaking News stories with us, contact; +2348166333024 or +2347062811394

READ ALSO:  Join PDP – Reno Omokri tells Obaseki after his disqualification

Contact 08166333024 for ad placement, news update and others

For advert placements, sponsorship, media (Music/Video) promotions, or to share breaking News stories with us, contact; +2348166333024 or +2347062811394Contact 08166333024 for ad placement, news update and others
Share this:
About Vinsaint 11421 Articles
Vincent Onyegaegbochi Okoye (born 23rd April) is a Nigerian blogger, writer, entrepreneur and a librarian.Born and raised in a Catholic Family from NRI in anaocha local Government Area of Anambra state, Nigeria, Graduated from Delta state university, Abraka, in the year 2018 where he studied Library and Information Science.