The building is located few meters from the one Div army headquarters.
The Commander one division internal security force, Brigadier General Tagbo Chuks Ude who briefed newsmen on the raid said the discovery followed a cordon and search operation carried out in the area by Soldiers from the internal security force at about 5.30 pm on Tuesday.
The owner of the house, one Husseni Dei Dei, a onetime ANPP chairmanship aspirant in the FCT, two women and five children all occupants of the building were arrested during the operation.
Brigadier Ude said the building housing the bomb making factory will be demolished in line with Army’s resolve to deter terrorists from their activities.
During the operation, six AK 47 rifles, one light machine gun, 20 seven loaded and 17 empty AK 47 magazines and 58 rounds of 9mm ammunition were recovered. Other weapons recovered during the operation include 275 rounds of 7.62 mm NATO ammunition, one loaded light machine gun, nine prepared cans of improvised explosive device (IED), one reel of firing cord and 125 pieces of detonator.
The recovered dangerous weapons were buried inside soak away pits, and ground within the building.