Ms Dauda said the extremist group had threatened before the escape that she would be hunted down and killed if she deserted.
The Buhari regime says a sizable number of the surrendered comprises the wives and children of the terrorists.
The army says ISWAP was confused and afraid following the massive surrender of terrorists to the Nigerian government.
The army said the surrendered terrorists comprised 19 male fighters, 19 adult females and 49 children from Njimia village and environs.
The fiery preacher stated that “we can’t continue to do the same thing again and again and expect a different result.”
On-tour troops have been ordered to remain at base; while passes have been revoked for those away on leave or other official permissions.
The targets were located in separate hideouts near the Lake Chad and Sambisa Forest.