The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that no fewer than 100 candidates of the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination were arrested nationwide by security operatives for various examination malpractices.
Our correspondent learnt that the suspects were apprehended by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and would be charged to court at the completion of investigations.
The board affirmed the capture in a notice discharged on Monday, taking note of that the wrongdoings went from various enlistments, secretly composing to pantomime.
It stated, “No less than 100 hopefuls have been grabbed by security offices across the nation as a feature of endeavors to clean the examination procedure. Among those captured was a hopeful who enlisted multiple times in an offer to take the examination for 64 applicants, since the examination kept running for seven days and had a normal of three movements for each day per focus.
“The captures of the guilty parties were made conceivable by the mandatory character checks led on the competitors, with the end goal of angling out proficient professional writers.”
As per the notice, the JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, expressed that no demonstration of examination misbehaviors would be overlooked, as the board had drawn in “front line innovation to catch all exercises occurring in the Computer-Based Test focuses.”
Oloyede included that there was a group of thugs from Edo, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Abia, Anambra and Plateau states who coursed counterfeit UTME result sees, encouraging guardians to dismissal such misrepresentation.
The enlistment center stated, “A pack being facilitated from a town, Igarra in Edo State, with associates in Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Abia, Anambra and Plateau states, is coursing counterfeit notice of approaching decrease of UTME scores. This is with purpose to coerce and cheat fake guardians and applicants.