The Defence Headquarters says about repentant Boko Haram fighters have sworn oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria under Operation Safe Corridor.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, announced this during the weekly press briefing on military operations across the country.

He explained that the former terrorists, who have completed De-radicalization, Rehabilitation and Re-integration, DRR programme at Malam Sidi Camp, took the oath before an 11 member quasi-judicial panel.

The Coordinator also noted that the Oath of Allegiance was to emphasize their loyalty, discipline and obedience to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and thereby making a commitment.

In another development, Enenche also said in the North-East, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has conducted several operations at various locations, which led to the destruction of terrorists, destruction of their equipment and structures.