The Defence Headquarters has announced that a total amount of 603 repentant Boko Haram militants are readied to be reinstated right into their communities in July having already accomplished the Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and also Reintegration (DRR) program.
DHQ agent, Major General John Enenche made this news throughout a media rundown on the procedures of the Armed Forces of Nigeria on Thursday, June 11, 2020.
The army likewise added that it has certainly successfully reintegrated 280 previous Boko Haram terrorists, including 2 Chadians, back in to the society with their corresponding national and also state authorities.
Enenche indicated that de-radicalization is the initial stage of the program after clinical screening process, suching as taking of DNA specimen is carried out.
He noted various other procedures entailed prior to admitting the prospects right into the training to consist of psychotherapy, psycho-spiritual guidance, drug abuse intervention, art sports/recreation, intro and also treatment to western education to counteract the BHT ideological background.
Director of Defence Media Organization (DMO) Major General John Enenche said that operation safe corridor, founded in 2016, has taken in a sum total of 893 ex Boko Haram militants.
“The Operation is a success story as feedbacks from those reintegrated are positive.
“A particular one in Bama who learnt barbing as a vocation has successfully empowered four locals and is happily married with children.”