Security operatives at Kogi State Polytechnic (KSP), Lokoja, have arrested one Shehu Tenimu Mohammed (ND II), of the Department of Public Administration, of the institution.
Mohammed was alleged to have been in possession of a locally made pistol while making his way into the campus.
The Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, KSP, Uredo Omale stated that the student with Matriculation Number 2018/ND/PAD/170, was also carrying five rounds of live ammunition at the time of arrest entrance on Friday.
According to the statement, the arrest was made possible by the strong security network put in place to halt attempts to breach the ban on End-of-Examination celebration on campus.
The statement added: “It should be recalled that the ban itself came into force in view of intelligence report that some suspected cultists would be coming to the campus with ammunitions to avenge their colleague who was killed after the end of examination in 2019.