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Jamb Probes Candidates’ Credentials From 2009 – 2019

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation board has launched a probe into the credentials of applicants dating back to 2009.

This implies that persons who cheated the system to pass the unified tertiary matriculation examination to get into school and may have even graduated and participated in the national youth service corps will be arrested and their certificates were withdrawn.

Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME

The head, Media and Information of jamb, Fabian Benjamin, made this known in Abuja.

Dr. Benjamin said the probe had begun and it would be completed in record time as jamb had acquired software which would be able to identify fake biometric data, adding that jamb had written a letter to the attorney-general of the federation for advice on prosecution.

 He stated that the board had been able to arrest over 100 persons nationwide for malpractices in the ongoing examinations.

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