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JAMB Confirms The Use Of CCTV Drones For 2020 UTME

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says the board will use drones and CCTV cameras to reveal the 2020 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

He made the disclosure at some point of a two-day meeting with Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre Operators, State Coordinators of the Board, Financial Institutions and Internet Service Providers on Thursday in Zaria, Kaduna State.

NAN reviews that Oloyede also said JAMB generated N20 billion from 2016 to 2019. He instructed CBT centre operators no longer to worry about their investments whilst transacting commercial enterprise with the board so long as they had been doing their paintings in accordance with the agreed registration and examination guidelines.

“You don’t have anything to fear and you should realize that, in case you placed your investments together, it can’t be up to N20bn and we have collected N20bn in 3 years as an enterprise. “As an agency of government, we’ve got to make certain that small and medium scale companies thrive and in case you multiply 11 body of workers by 700, you will realize better.

“We are also adding cost to the economic system and job introduction from your employment market and we will preserve to support you when you are doing all of your paintings well,” he assured. Oloyede said the board also introduced its readiness to install drone cameras to all the diagnosed 700 exam centres to test any activity that might jeopardise the efforts of the board from being a transparent corporation of presidency it was recognised for.

The Registrar directed that: “All CCTV need to be wired, all cameras ought to cowl verification areas, coding areas, stroll ways, exam hall, server room and entrance and go out in all centres. “We will use drones to monitor the centres to check registration and examination scandals.” In the area of prosecution of those caught, he said: “one hundred candidates stuck red-passed are under prosecution – 20 jailed and eighty others are underneath investigation.”

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