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2019 UTME: JAMB withdraws results of candidates over forgery



2019 UTME: JAMB gives breakdown of released, withheld results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has pulled back the consequences of four competitors who took an interest at its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

This was reported in an announcement by the board’s Head, Media, and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin in Lagos.

As indicated by the announcement, the applicants are found to have endeavored to expand their scores at the examination deceitfully.

“One of the applicants, who is the first guilty party, had guaranteed that he at first scored 290 and that it was, in the end, decreased to 153.

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“Following this case, he was welcomed by the board’s central command for appropriate screening.

“It was now that it was found and demonstrated to him that his case was false and all things considered, he has been profoundly engaged with a genuine infraction and phony of the examination result.

“He, in any case, in the long run, admitted to the falsification,” he included.

Further keeps an eye on his handset likewise uncovered that he was not the only one as there was proof that three different hopefuls had similarly belittled him with their enlistment numbers and names expressed unmistakably, for conceivable illegal update and faking of results,” the announcement said.

As indicated by the announcement, no endeavors will be saved by the board, in recognizing and endorsing any competitor or people who endeavor to undermine the respectability of the board’s examination by whatever implies.

It expressed that whoever teamed up or belittled such applicants would face equivalent assets.

The announcement reviewed that the board had, during the arrival of its 2019 UTME results on May 11, clarified that post examination disclosure of genuine infraction might prompt the withdrawal of any discharged outcomes.

It further expressed that some of the competitors’ outcomes were retained for a further check, adding that anybody observed not to be at fault would have his or her issue handled and discharged.

As indicated by the announcement, subsequent upon this, after due confirmation, various outcomes were discharged while others were dropped.

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“There were, nonetheless, some that required further direct cooperation and meeting, to build up obviously, regardless of whether they were chargeable or not.

“Hopefuls in this class were welcome to show up in eight assigned focuses the nation over on Monday, June 17.

“The focuses are Abuja, Asaba, Gombe, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Lagos, and Owerri.

“The influenced applicants had since had the immediate association and meeting with the knowledge council of the board to find out their culpability or generally in some found examination infraction,” it said.

As per the announcement, 3,736 competitors are observed to be either free of any fault or qualified for the opportunity to be vindicated and thus have their outcomes prepared and discharged.

“The at first retained 3,736 consequences of applicants are presently discharged,” it said.