75% of counter-insurgency operations are non-kinetic, says Theater Commander



operation had entered into the stabilisation phase, adding that every one should be involved in addressing the challenge.

The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army and Commander Sector 1 OPHK, Brig.-Gen. Adewale Adekeye, said the division had continued to ensure that all surrendered terrorists were properly handle in line with global best practices.

Adekeye, who the Commander, 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, noted that not all surrendered persons were insurgents.

He said that surrendering process was always not smooth, saying that other terrorists who did not want them to surrender would always want to prevent the repentant ones to come out.

He said the role of the military stopped after the profiling of the surrendered terrorists and their families after which they would be handed over to the holding facility being managed by the Borno government.


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