The Nigerian Army on Saturday disclosed that it has uncovered an abandoned college of education’s chemistry laboratory in Borno State which the terrorist group, Boko Haram, converted into an improvised explosive devices factory.
The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and Spokesman for the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Col. Tukur Gusau, made the revelation in statement on Saturday in Maiduguri.
“Troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, conducting mop-up operations to clear Dikwa and environs of Boko Haram terrorists, recovered 4 Toyota Hilux vehicles today. They also have converted the abandoned Chemistry laboratories of Dikwa College of Education into an Improvised Explosives Devices making factory. Some of the equipment recovered from the laboratory include a welding machine and mine detector. The gallant troops are in a very high spirit and more determined to further pursue the fleeing terrorists to all known enclaves and sanctuaries,’’ he said