JAMB Arrests 25 Persons Over Illegal Registration And Extortion

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has disclosed that it has arrested 25 persons over illegal registration and sales of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) document. 

This was made known by Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations during an interview.

This reports from candidates which made the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit to act.

According to him, the individuals who were arrested by a combined team of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU); members of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Nigeria Police Force were allegedly selling JAMB syllabus and e-Brochure which was meant to be free at the cost of N800 and inflating the registration cost.

He urged applicants seeking to register for the forthcoming UTME to go about their registration in line with due processes, to avoid hitches associated with irregularities and emphasized that JAMB would stick to its stipulated period of one month for outright registration for this year’s examination. 

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