2020 UTME: Police arrest four agents over JAMB form fraud
1 month ago
Crime / Law
- Top Stories
Four agents of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have been arrested by the examination body.
They were arrested for selling the ePINS for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Direct Entry (DE) registrations above the stipulated amount.
The suspects were identified as Abdulrazak Adiza, Mathew Joe, Obekee Godday and Inyang Patrick.
JAMB’s spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin who confirmed the arrest in a statement said the cost of the ePINs is N3500 while that of the reading text is N500.
He added that any outlet caught selling the ePINS higher than the prescribed amount would be sanctioned immediately.
The statement reads: “It has come to the knowledge of the Board that agents of certain registered sale outlets are vending the JAMB Registration ePINs at a cost higher than the prescribed fee.
“On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, one Amodu Friday was apprehended vending the ePINs above the regulated fee.
“Investigations also revealed that he was actually issuing receipts covering the regulated fee but collecting higher. This is a clear instance of criminality.”[NewsNaira]
Share this article!
Others are also reading
What is News₦aira Income Program(News₦IP)
News₦aira Income Program (News₦IP) is a system aimed at raising revenue for registered users that browse the NewsNaira Website. An online program driven by a goal of solving the financial problems among the youths, students, middle class and whoever wishes to take advantage of earning opportunity and making money online legitimately in Nigeria as it creates the channel for participants to earn residual income on weekly basis.
How News₦IP Works
News₦aira has 2 means of generating income for our members.
News₦AP: NewsNaira Affiliate Program - With News₦AP, participants earns ₦1,000 whenever they refer anyone to join NewsNaira Income Program. There is no limit to how many people you can refer.
News₦ARS: NewsNaira Ad Revenue Sharing - With News₦ARS, participants earns residual income bonus by reading news, commentting on articles, publishing forum posts, daily login to their NewsNaira account, and even sharing assigned sponsored post on social media.
We share our ads revenue with you weekly when you make NewsNaira community your news and information household.