A bomb-manufacturing factory was discovered at Wurro Jabbe, a suburb in the Adamawa capital city of Yola, State Security Service officials said on Tuesday.
SSS said the factory belonged to the radical Boko Haram sect. The state director of the security agency, Olugbenga Jayeola told journalists, that the operatives had been acting off intelligence gathered from a group of suspected terrorists that had been rounded up at the Wurro Jabbe where they had allegedly been planning to cause havoc.
The agents invaded the hideout and reportedly thwarted a planned attack set for Wednesday.
According to Channels Television report, the men had carried out investigations that revealed the bomb factory belongs to one Abubakar Yola, a terrorist who is on the wanted list of the SSS.
Mr Jayeola said no arrests were made in the raid, adding that when the SSS had stormed the bomb factory, Yola’s wife and children were the only ones there.
Items recovered from the factory include 30 electronic detonating materials, 22 Improvised Explosive Device, Synthetic gum, 50kg Ammonium nitrate, 17 safety fuse, 20 raps of phosphorus,6 high voltage battery, a motor cycle remote, Electrical soldering iron and one AK 47 magazine.