Another 83 Million Naira Fraud Uncovered In JAMB
Nigeria’s tertiary examination body, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB had been a cesspit of corruption all this while.
Over the past two weeks, incredible stories of how millions of Naira disappeared had trended in the media.
The latest being the storey of a snake allegedly swallowing 36 million Naira.
But another scandal has come to light.
Saturday Punch reports that the exam body is currently investigating fresh cases of fraud totaling 83 million Naira uncovered in its state offices in Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau states.
It was gathered on Friday that while the board was investigating 31 million Naira misappropriated revenue in Edo and another 20 million Naira in Kano, it was quizzing officials in Plateau and Gombe over 15 million Naira and 10 million Naira mismanaged in the states respectively.
Also, it was learnt that the examination board was investigating the misappropriation of 7 million Naira in its office in Kogi State.
The JAMB Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who confirmed the figures on Friday, said the board would be diligent in its investigations and would not tolerate corrupt practices from any of its officials.
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