The Joint Security Taskforce (JTF) in Kano has urged Kano residents to go about with their lawful businesses without any fear.
A statement issued on Tuesday in Kano by JTF spokesman Ikedichi Iweha urged the residents to continue to give security operatives the necessary support and cooperation.
“The JTF will continue to count on you for the provision of information as it assures you of the utmost confidentiality in dealing with such information.
“The JTF will also like to use this medium to reiterate its resolve to continue to work assiduously towards the protection of lives and property in the state,’’ it said.
It said that following further operation in suspects’ hideout on Monday night, some items which included two AK 47 rifles and two pump action rifles were recovered.
Others were one berretta rifle, one smoke discharger, 433 rounds of 7.62 Nato ammunition, 80 rounds of 7.62 special ammunition and two AK 47 magazines, the statement said.
It also said that 36 prepared IEDs, 13 laptops, two motorcycles, four printers, one photocopier, one 33 slots zenith disc writer, one TG 3900Ez generator set, religious books and large quantity of CD plates were recovered.
The rest were two decoders, two satellite dishes, one 21” television set, one DVD player, 2 bags of urea fertiliser, one elite dry cell 12v battery, one blue gate UPS, one stabiliser, 10 hand-held motorola radios and five battery chargers, it added.
“This latest encounter with the terrorist group has foiled its planned attack to wreck havoc on the good people of Kano State. It has equally further depleted the terrorist group’s capacity to operate, ’’ the statement added. (NAN)