- The military authorities have made fresh statement on the renewed fight against Boko Haram insurgents
- Major General John Enenche, the directorate of defence media operations, said Shekau was ready to surrender
- Enenche said that Boko Haram has been degraded by the ongoing pounding of its forces and structures
A report by This Day indicates that the military authorities have said that with the grand offensive mounted by the Armed Forces of Nigeria against Boko Haram and the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP), the terror leader, Abubakar Shekau, may soon surrender.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) also said it had produced 18,000 hand sanitisers and ventilator machine, “Dicovent” in support of government’s effort to contain COVID-19 pandemic.
It called on federal and state governments to patronise the products produced by Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) to enable mass production.