Monday, April 15, 2024

DE registration: JAMB uncovers 1,665 fake A-level results

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has uncovered no fewer than 1,665 faux A-Stage outcomes through the 2023 Direct Entry registration train.

The Registrar, Professor. Is-haq Oloyede, made this disclosure when he obtained the management of the Nationwide Affiliation of Nigeria Schools of Training College students, NANCES, in his workplace on Tuesday in Abuja.

Oloyede mentioned the A-level outcomes verification regime was characterised by corruption related to the system.

“Out of this determine, 397 had been from Schools of Training, 453 had been college diplomas, and the remaining had been different A-level certificates.

“It ought to be of grave concern if nobody respects the certificates one is holding; therefore, there’s a have to safeguard the integrity of A-level certificates which are used to safe admission by means of measures that might stand the take a look at of time,” he mentioned.

The registrar recalled that previously when a candidate utilized for DE, the board would merely ask awarding establishments to do the required screening and due diligence.

He said that JAMB was shocked by the revelations from Bayero College, Kano, the place out of the 148 Direct Entry functions to the establishment, solely six of the certificates forwarded for processing had been real.

The registrar additional said that it was the invention of the fraud that prompted the assembly of essential stakeholders, who met to chart methods of combating the menace.

Earlier, the NANCES President, Eegunjobi Samuel, lauded the work the registrar is doing, particularly when it comes to restoring sanity, integrity, and credibility within the nation’s examination and admission processes.

He mentioned the affiliation was on the JAMB nationwide headquarters to current complaints from their members in regards to the seemingly intractable challenges they’re having within the ongoing 2024 DE registration in addition to ask for extra DE registration centres.

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