Boko Haram FG set to rehabilitate 800 terrorists in Gombe

He said the repentant militants will undergo a de-radicalisation process in the camp, to prepare them to go back to their communities.

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Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor for Repentant Boko Haram, Brig-Gen. Bamidele Shaffa has said 800 repentant members of the terror group will soon arrive Gombe State for rehabilitation.

Speaking during an interactive session with newsmen, Shaffa said that all the necessary arrangement has been put in place to commence operation at the rehabilitation camp.

He said the repentant militants will undergo a de-radicalisation process in the camp, which will prepare them to go back to their various communities.

Shaffa said about 14 Federal Government agencies including the security personnel will work in the camp, adding that the former terrorists will be trained in 12 different trades and vocations.

Also speaking, the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, Malam Sani Sidi, said the agency will provide food and other items for the trainees.

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The items donated by NEMA include bags of rice, vegetable oil, mattresses, among other items.

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