Five UTME candidates face prosecution for allegedly altering their scores

Five candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination are being prosecuted for allegedly altering their scores .

They were apprehended between June and September by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board and handed over to the police .

JAMB Head of Information , Dr Fabian Benjamin , confirmed the prosecution of the candidates on Monday in an interview with our correspondent .

Adah Eche, Cletus Kokowa , Kingsley Unekwe and Rejoice Mordi are among the candidates facing trial.

Eche was arrested on June 24 for allegedly changing his score from 153 to 290 .

The 19- year – old confessed to the crime .

According to him , some social media users helped him to forge the results.

He said the unknown social media users claimed they could alter JAMB results .

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Eche reportedly called the numbers provided by the fraudsters to seek their help to add to his score.

A fake results slip was later sent to him .

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps arrested Kokowa in Abuja on July 4 for allegedly engaging a syndicate to alter his score from 162 to 206 , after paying N 10 , 000 .

Meanwhile , Unekwe was arrested on August 16 for changing his score from 201 to 269 .

JAMB said with the help of some people , Unekwe forged his results slip which he presented to his parents who wanted him to study medicine .

Mordi was arrested on September 8 for altering her score from 164 to 264 .

The candidate told JAMB that she got the fake results from an agent identified as Iyanu Oluwa through WhatsApp .

Benjamin said , “ Some of them have appeared in court, and most of them have been arraigned .

Others are on bail. But there is no conviction yet . ”

The JAMB chief added , “ Admission for the 2019 / 2020 session has started and certainly we have a number but I don’ t have it now .

It is still very insignificant . ”

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