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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Jamb: 80,000 UTME Results Withheld Over Exam Malpractice

Prof. Is-haq Olayede, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar, said that over 80,000 jamb results were withheld due to suspects over malpractice.
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On Wednesday during the briefing of the press at Abuja, Jamb chief Executive, stated that over 1.6 million results of over 1.7 million candidates results of 2017 UTME have been releases.

According to him, about 3,811 candidates registered twice, based on the investigation, more than half of this candidates have registered earlier.

The Registrar said that in accordance with their promise to publish results earlier, results were being published before 24 hours of any examination.

In his words: “So far, we have released 1,606,901 results leaving us with a balance of 80,889 and out of which we have deliberately withheld 76,123 because of examination malpractices.

According to him, the results were released to prove to those who doubt their capacity that it could be done within 24 hours.

The JAMB boss further said that candidates whose results were withheld will be published after it must have been verified before the nest academic session.

The Registrar also emphasized on the high growth of examination malpractices within the country which he said was aided by Computer Base Teaching (CBT) centres, teachers and parents.

He also disclosed that some of the CBT centers deliberately extort money from candidates by exploiting their data so that they can come back and pay more money for corrections.

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