Mr. Nwaoga said the military operation in Mubi is aimed at flushing out notorious elements of the Boko Haram sect who have “launched attacks against innocent victims, hapless religious worshipers, and telecommunication infrastructure in the area.”
Items recovered from the hideout include – 96 IEDs in Maltina cans, two drums of bombs, nine explosive refrigerator compressors, six weapon training manuals, 469 ammunitions, seven preaching manuals, seven Qurans, and one magazine.
Other items found after the raid are seven Qlink motorcycle batteries, one stabilizer, three SIM cards amongst others.
Mr. Nwaoga said the JTF and other security outfit in the state are committed to ridding Mubi town of criminal elements.
In a similar vein, a commander in the JTF, Gibson Jalo, revealed that the men of the JTF through its Intelligence network are gradually closing in on one Bashir, a man suspected to be the arrowhead behind terrorist activities in Mubi.
To assist the JTF in its operations, The Adamawa State Government has extended the dusk to dawn curfew imposed in Mubi to 24 hours.
In a statement, the Secretary to the State Government, Kobis Ari Thimnu, stated that the extension is to avail the JTF of the opportunity to carry out its operations in Mubi.
He urged people of the area to assist security operatives with useful tips that will lead to the apprehension of miscreants in the area.