The Defence Headquarters, Ministry of Defence, said Boko Haram insurgents would face increased military assaults if they refused to surrender their arms and embrace peace.
This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Rabe Abubakar, acting Director, Defence Information, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday.
According to Abubakar, the Nigerian Armed Forces are committed to continue the ongoing coordinated joint assaults on the insurgents in the North-East.
Abubakar added that the efforts would forestall further infiltration of the terrorist elements into the country and its neighbours.
The statement warned the sect members to stop their mindless act of violence and embrace peace in order to become useful citizens with positive contribution.
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) recalls that over 200 Boko Haram members surrendered to the Nigerian Army troops in Banki town of Borno, recently.