;The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday has JAMB sentenced husband and wife unveiled in an explanation that it has; verified the conviction of four people for selling the e-PIN for the 2020 brought together tertiary registration assessment (UTME) above N4, 700.
It was; assembled, that one of the people, who was; said to be a minister Mr. Ujaku Emem Samuel, his significant other, Mrs. Harmony and two different people; Mr. Opulani Sunupe and Mr. Umar Musa Sa’adu, were; sentenced on Monday by; a Magistrate Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State.
As per the announcement by; JAMB sentenced husband and wife Head of Information, the four people confessed to the offense and were; condemned to three years in jail each.
The Federal Government had pegged the offer; of 2020,UTME/DE application records at N3, 500, perusing content for N500 and N700 for PC based test focuses (CBT) totalling N4, 700.
The announcement peruses: “No less than four people who are; specialists of authorize deal outlets captured by officials of NSCDC, Nasarawa State Command for selling the progressing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) application reports over; the recommended cost of N4000 have been; condemned to three years in jail each.
“Prior to the initiation of the offer of 2020,UTME/DE application records on thirteenth January 2020 the deal outlets and their operators were; satisfactorily informed by the Board on the expense and methodology for distributing the ePINs. The cost of the ePINS was; fixed at N3500 while that of the Reading Text was; N500 totalling N4000.
“A commission of N210 from the N3500 because of the Board is given to the deal outlets as; a commission on each pin offered to persuade them just as; discourage them from misusing applicants.
“It would be reviewed that the Federal Government, JAMB sentenced husband and wife in an offer to reduce the weight on guardians, had coordinated that the UTME application archives be sold at; N3500 down from N5000 charged before.
“Consequently, it is fairly heartbreaking that regardless of the considerable number of admonitions and bids just as the idea of a fat commission by the Board, some deal specialists despite everything esteemed it fit to test the determination of the Board and the Federal Government by doing the opposite.