Saturday, May 20, 2017

Over 10,000 Candidates Caught Cheating In Anambra- JAMB


The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) says more than 10,000 candidates got involved in examination malpractices in the on-going UTME examination in Anambra State have been handed over to the appropriate authority.

Mrs Lynda Nwachukwu, the Coordinator of the board in Anambra revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Saturday.

NAN reports that the all Computer based test (CBT) mode 2017 UTME, which begun on May 13 in 642 focuses across the nation, finished on May 20.

Nwachukwu said that the examination, which occurred in 28 centers in the state, was fruitful.

"There was no disturbance of the activity in any of the examination centres,'' she said.

The organizer said that the competitors clung entirely to the necessities of the examination, including that JAMB gave every one of the materials required to the examination.

NAN journalist, who observed the last bunch of the examination, reports that a few guardians whined of framework disappointment in some CBT centres in the state.

Mrs Eucharia Okonkwo, a parent, said her girl, who wrote the examination at the St Mary's High School Ifite-Dunu focus, couldn't finish the examination because of the defective Computer and system disappointment at the middle.

As indicated by her little girl, many competitors couldn't finish the inquiries in record time on account of the defective framework.

Okonkwo exhorted JAMB to arrange well for examination in coming years to maintain a strategic distance from the specialized hitches that could give the competitors mental injury.

Dr. Mose Mojekeh, Head, Department of Marketing at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, told NAN on a phone, that such framework disappointment in UTME was not satisfactory.

As indicated by him, the hiccups could possibly deny youngsters from Anambra State, college confirmation.

Mojekeh exhorted JAMB to earnestly group the quantity of hopefuls influenced and set another examination for them.

He additionally discredited the practice whereby JAMB sends authorities from one state to oversee examinations in another state.

"Encounter has demonstrated that such authorities couldn't care less much about the hopefuls when issues emerge, as they abandon them to their destiny,'' the speaker said.

He approached the administration of schools, whose applicants encountered the computer disappointment, to take their dissensions to the State Ministry of Education to display their cases.

NAN reports that the JAMB finished up its CBT on May 20. (NAN)

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