Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Candidate Brought In A Gun Inside The Examination Hall

Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

A 21-year-old candidate of the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nasarawa state has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in one of the centres for being in possession of firearms.

Civil Defence Comannadant said the suspect was arrested at the Nasarawa State Polytechnic centre during a search at the entrance to the hall.


Lawal-Kano said upon interrogation, the suspect confessed that someone gave him the gun for safe keeping.

He said that the suspect would be charged to court for illegal possession of firearms, adding that even registered guns were not allowed at examination centres.

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