Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, disclosed this in a statement, saying the Boko Haram sect has been producing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the factories.
“As the battle to clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists intensify, Nigerian army troops carrying out mop up operations as well as search and rescue drills have discovered several bomb making factories belonging to Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state,” the statement read.
“Troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B on clearance operations of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at Kumshe made startling discoveries of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factories replete with some equipment.
“Recall that last Tuesday the Nigerian Army’s 33 Artillery Brigade, said it arrested 4 persons suspected to be Boko Haram terrorist’s spies that include the one that carried out surveillance on the Madalla church before it was bombed.
“The men Victor Moses, Abubakar Shettima, Salisu Mohammed Bello and Umar Sadiq Madaki, have been carrying out surveillance mission for the Boko Haram terrorists on target for suicide bombings or attacks.”