New revelation has emerged about how faux UTME questions are being circulated for a sum of money round Nigeria.
it has been discovered that a few syndicate groups are selling past query papers of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation examination (UTME) for N200,000 to applicants.
The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Is-haq Oloyede made the allegation the previous day.
in step with The state, Oloyede warned applicants against falling victims to the fraudsters, who declare to have organized answers to the exam questions being performed by way of JAMB.
He spoke throughout the monitoring of the ongoing UTME exam with Minister of state for education Prof. Anthony Anwukah in Abuja.
Oloyede and Anwukah visited digital Bridge Institute, international learning Institute, Sascon worldwide faculty and the JAMB CBT Centre in Kogo, Bwari.
consistent with him, a number of the fraudulent men and women sincerely take past query papers and redesign them by changing the date after which sell same to gullible candidates, who might not have organized nicely for the exam.
He said a few candidates fell for the trick, paying massive sums of cash to purchase the question papers handiest to be upset at the examination day.
Oloyede stated: “This morning, any individual despatched me questions. They call it Orijo and he offered it for N200,000 and once I saw it, it became our questions in 1984 and he just put 2017 on it and commenced selling it and people are buying it.
“So, if people are corrupt, I won’t have any sympathy if they’re duped by way of corrupt human beings like themselves. they’re simply being wise. They went into the beyond questions of JAMB and just modified the heading.
“somebody else referred to as me and stated he had all my questions. I asked him to send them to me and when I checked, I just laughed due to the fact none of that turned into in our questions. What humans are just doing, they may be making a living because people are gullible.
“We attraction to humans to do things in step with the guidelines. No cutting of corners will paintings with JAMB and that is why many of the applicants who fell for such blackmail are disillusioned.”
The registrar said the board has released the results of the examination conducted on Saturday.
Oloyede, who expressed satisfaction within the clean behavior of the examination to this point, decried the negative overall performance of college students from the effects of Saturday’s exam.
He stated: “The result of UTME has come out and the performance isn’t too awful. but we’re sure that this is the overall performance now instead of questioning you can get end result one manner or the alternative.”
He said preparations are being made by using the board to transfer its candidates at the 2 CBT centres in Ladoke Akintola university of generation (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo nation to college of Ilorin to jot down their exam.
He stated approximately 440,000 candidates out of the 1.7 million that registered for the UTME sat for the examination on the second day.
Oloyede brought that the examinations might end in Bauchi, Abia, Niger states and a few different states the day past.
The JAMB registrar added that the UTME could preserve in Kebbi, Lagos, Oyo and some other states.
Prof. Anwukah hailed the board for clean conduct of the exam.
The minister known as on candidates to install their great for the UTME and shun any act of malpractices.
“this is extremely good. the whole lot is in region and the whole lot goes well primarily based on what we’ve visible. The candidates need to do their first-rate and have to not cheat. And of path, they can’t cheat,” he said.
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