UTME: JAMB Jails Five Candidates, 123 others awaits trial

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has convicted and jailed Five candidates who are suspected to have engaged themselves in examination malpractice in the past UTME.

According to JAMB, These Five suspects from Zamfara and Kebbi states has been convicted and stand a three months to three years jail bond.

The examination board also disclosed that 123 other suspects were also standing trial across the country.

The Board made this known in a bulletin which was released on Sunday.

JAMB Bulletin reads:

“Five persons who were involved in one form of exam malpractice in the just concluded 2019 UTME have been convicted. As of Sunday, three suspects from Zamfara State and two from Kebbi have been convicted for periods of three months to two years.

“No fewer than 123 suspects are standing trial in various courts on one form of infraction or the other. With the conviction of the five suspects, the board urges the judiciary to continue on this path and to ensure that all suspects arraigned with sufficient facts are convicted.”

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