‘JAMB Mercenary’ arrested in Sokoto

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specializes in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State.
According to officials of the Joint Examination Matriculation Board (JAMB), Umar Sani was arrested at about 8: 00am Saturday as he made to access a centre at the Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic to sit the examination for another of his clients.

Mr Sani was identified and arrested by a JAMB monitoring team, led by Registrar Ishaq Oloyede, which has been visiting centres across the country to oversee the conduct of the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
He was immediately handed over to a police team from the Federal Intelligence and Investigation Bureau.

Before he was caught , Mr Sani had in the past days sat for the examination for some candidates.


The Sokoto arrest came two days after man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, was caught for alleged examination malpractice as the UTME began across Nigeria.
The 2019 UTME began on Thursday, April 11 and will end on April 17.

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