The state’s police public relation officer, Aminu Sadiq confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria but said no one was hurt.
The police spokesman said a suspect had been arrested, disclosing that two mobile cell phones and remnants of the explosives were also recovered.
He added that the recovered items were being ascertained by experts.
The worshippers, who were reportedly scared after spotting a black polythene bag inside the mosque, informed the police, but the explosives detonated before the arrival of the security team.
According to NAN, the paint on the wall and carpets of the mosque got burnt.