The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has. arrested two suspects, Sesan Obasa , aged 50 and Salvation Terhembe , aged 36 over impersonation during the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) .
This was revealed on Friday in a statement released by the Board. The two suspects were also paraded before newsmen at Board's Headquarters in Abuja .
According to Channels Tv, the 36 - old - man was picked up by the staff of the Board at one of the JAMB's registration centres in Abuja, following his unsuccessful attempt to carry out the UTME registration on behalf of Obasa, the 50 -year -old man who wanted to applied to study Public Administration in university.
Terhembe couldn't scale through the registration because the picture on the National Identity Number (NIN) indicated that he was impersonating Obasa who was also apprehend.
Meanwhile, Obasa , the 50-year-old JAMB's applicant had pleaded for mercy , said he was misled by his ambition to go to higher institution.
According to the JAMB's registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the duo would be handed over to police for prosecution because they were fraudsters.
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