Yola - The Adamawa Police Command, said
on Thursday, that it would destroy Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which
had been recovered from insurgents in the area over the years.
A statement signed by SP Othman Abubakar, the command’s
Public Relations Officer, said the IEDs would be destroyed on Saturday at the
military shooting range at Mayo-Ine in Fufore Local Government Area.
Abubakar urged the public not to panic during the exercise
but to go about their normal businesses.
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“The Adamawa State Police Command informs the public that
the Anti-Bomb Squad will carry out demolition exercise of some recovered IEDs
at the military shooting range at Mayo-Ine,” he said.
It will be recalled that on Feb. 25, there was an accidental
blast at the Anti-Bomb Squad headquarters in Jimeta, Yola, where the IEDs were
then kept, resulting in the loss of lives and property.