Deadly Kaduna terrorists' commander, Lawal Kwalba surrenders to troops


Lawal Kwalba

By Sumaila Ogbaje

Lawal Kwalba, a commander of one the gangs of terrorists terrorising communities in Kaduna State has surrendered to troops of the Nigerian Army,

According to Nigerian Army, Kwalba surrendered to troops following intensified military operations targeting terrorists’ enclaves in Kaduna State.

Army authorities, in a post on its official X Handle on Wednesday described the surrender of the notorious terrorist commander as a significant victory for the counter-terrorism efforts of the troops.

Army said the troops’ relentless operational activities had been pivotal in pressuring terrorist factions, leading to Kwalba’s decision to surrender with his fighters .

According to the post, this development marks a crucial step in the ongoing fight against terrorism in Kaduna state and the broader region.

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“During the surrender, troops recovered two AK-47 rifles, a motorbike, and two magazines loaded with 7.62 mm Special ammunition from the surrendered terrorist.

“Kwalba is currently undergoing thorough profiling at a military facility.

“This process is expected to provide valuable insights that can aid in dismantling remaining terrorist networks.

“The Nigerian Army will continue to demonstrate its commitment to restoring peace and security in the region.

“The surrender of a high-profile terrorist commander like Lawal Kwalba underscores effectiveness of the ongoing counter-terrorism operations,” it said.

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