Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has confirmed the arrest of two men young men who were caught reselling JAMB form to applicants on a price higher than the general price given.
9jatoday learnt that the NSCDC men had made the arrest of the two young men in Ogun State, for allegedly selling the UTME registration form far above the fixed price, which is N4,700.
The development was made public by the NSCDC commandant in the state, Hammed Abodunrin, who said that the arrests were made following complaints by applicants.
He has, however, noted that the suspects will be tried on a criminal charge of extortion in a competent court of law.
According to him, this will serve as a deterrent to other persons throttling the efforts of the government.
“The candidates are forced to pay extra money. It is going to be treated as a criminal case of extortion. The price of JAMB form is fixed.” He said.
Abodunrin advised applicants to patronise approved centres for forms.
In another news, 9jatoday had reported that a 23-year-old a student of Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Temitope Joseph has been named as the best graduating student of the institution.
Temitope has graduated with with a CGPA of 4.80 told newsmen that he was able to come this far by his determination to hug hard work rather than pleasures.
According to the report, Temitope Joseph had graduated from the Department of Computer Science, JABU University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, emerging as the best overall student for the 2018/2019 academic session.
Further reports reveal that Temitope was determined to focus fully on his academic works before gaining admission to the university, having heeded to his parents’ advice to avoid distractions.
“The university has moulded me on making waves in the competitive world, I will go ahead with a higher degree programme after my compulsory one-year national service,” said Temitope.