2021 UTME: NIN stopped exam frauds, says JAMB
According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, the adoption of the National Identification Number (NIN) has eradicated repeated registrations, impersonation, and other UTME malpractices (JAMB).
JAMB’s spokesman, Fabian Benjamin, revealed this in an Abuja statement on Wednesday.
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NIN uncovers 500,000 fake UTME candidates, says JAMB
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board announced on Wednesday that the use of the National Identification Number in the registration process for the 2021/2022 exam helped them unearth over 500,000 bogus candidates.
Prof. Isha’q Oloyede, the Registrar and Chief Executive of JAMB, said this at a press conference in Enugu.
Oloyede, who said his team was in the South-East to assess what was going on with the conduct of the UTME and to tour the new university in Ebonyi, said the use of the NIN, as instructed by the Federal Government, helped to prevent examination misconduct.