In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, August, 2020

Over 22 CBT Centres De-listed By JAMB For Defrauding 11,823 UTME Candidates Of N59M

Over 22 CBT Centres De-listed By JAMB For Defrauding 11,823 UTME Candidates Of N59M


Over 22 CBT Centres De-listed By JAMB For Defrauding 11,823 UTME Candidates Of N59M

22 Pc-Primarily based Check (CBT) centres has been delisted by the administration of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for allegedly defrauding 11,823 candidates to the tune of N59million.

JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede who made the announcement throughout a gathering with representatives of the affected centres on Thursday August 27, added that any centre that shared the identical possession with the blacklisted centres could be suspended from all JAMB actions.

Oloyede disclosed that the de-listed centres carried out the fraud by charging greater than N200 as service cost for the centres to impact correction on profile in addition to bypassing One-Time Password (OTP) required of candidates to provoke such adjustments.

The fraud was uncovered following undercover funds to the centres. The affected centres are Vivid Stars, Aba, Abia State, 68 candidates; Flourish Pc Centre, Akwa Ibom State-105; Ibom-E-Library, Akwa Ibom-12; Chukwuemeka Odumegwu College, Igbariam-661. Anambra State; Deacons Digital Options Ltd-96; Federal Poly, Oko 314, Mega Dataview, Onitsha-733.

Others are Bayelsa State; Linnet Paul Progressive Institute, Yenagoa- 3435; Niger Delta College-1200; Edo State: Diict, Benin-81;Gateway Edutech,Benin-10; Gifted Fingers science and Know-how, Benin-223; NABTEB ICT Coaching Centre, Benin-291; Samuel Adegboyega College, Ogwa-670, Supreme ICT Basis, Benin-22, Enugu State: Elco ICT, Nsukka-538; Peaceland and Stalwart Options, Enugu-554; Union ICT-773; Kaduna State: Time on-line ICT, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna-67: Lagos State: Duntro Excessive Faculty, Surulere-21; Elite BusinessConsult, Ikorodu 218 and Rivers State: Ave Maria worldwide academy, Rumuodara, Port Harcourt-1731.

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Oloyede additionally affirmed that the affected CBT centres house owners could be prosecuted. He stated;

“The aim of calling this assembly is to work together with 22 of you (establishments) which have grossly violated the prescription of the board, significantly throughout Covid-19 and people who have executed issues not anticipated to do, thereby endangering the lives of candidates that they have been supposed to guard.

“Not solely that, we’ve got found that the 22 of you’ve additionally defrauded candidates by amassing from them greater than you might be anticipated to gather and  doing sure issues that might bypass the traditional course of and process.

“A few of you have been amassing N3, 000, N5, 000 from candidates (for an quantity that purported to be N200 as service cost for the centre). What you’ve collected is over N59 Million.”


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