JAMB: Another N83m Fraud Uncovered

JAMB: Another N83m Fraud Uncovered

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has uncovered another N83 million fraud in its five-state offices.

 

The states include Gombe, Edo, Kano, Plateau and Kogi, a source told our correspondent.

 

It was gathered that JAMB had begun an investigation on a N31 million misappropriated revenue in Edo State.

 

The board is also investigating N20m in Kano, N15 million in Plateau and N10 million in Gombe.

 

Also, it was revealed that the examination board, JAMB was investigating the misappropriation of N7m in its office in Kogi State.

 

The JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who commented on the matter stated that the board would not tolerate scam from any of its officers and would ensure that thorough investigation is carried out to bring those involved in the various frauds to justice.

 

“We will monitor with careful scrutiny how workers handled public funds. We are trying to block all leakages and loopholes,” he said.

 

Meanwhile, reports show that all workers found to be involved in the various frauds had been suspended while the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had been briefed to carry out the probe.

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