[BREAKING]:–Suspects Confess We spent N20m to hack into JAMB registration portal

The JAMB’s spokesperson Dr Fabian Benjamin registration thieves deployed fake biometric capturing mechanisms and super-imposed registration slips just to satisfy the curiosity of innocent candidates that their registration was successful Some suspects who were allegedly caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations have reportedly confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into JAMB’s registration portal. 

JAMB registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

Suspects allegedly caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the 2017 UTME have confessed – The suspects confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into JAMB’s registration portal.

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Punch reports that the Spokesperson of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday April 22, said: “These registration thieves deployed fake biometric capturing mechanisms and super-imposed registration slips just to satisfy the curiosity of innocent candidates that their registration was successful.“And on the day of examination, such candidates’ data would either be edited, or not found on the JAMB data base. “Such candidates would not be verified during the examination proper.”
our naija news gathered that Benjamin disclosed that the fraudsters were arrested variously in Oyo, Ogun and Maiduguri by officers and men of the NSCDC and brought to Abuja. During their interrogations in Abuja, Benjamin said, the suspects gave startling revelations of how they conducted their operations.
“While being paraded in the presence of the Commandant-General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Mohamadu, the fraudsters confessed to numerous registration infractions that JAMB couldn’t imagine,” Benjamin said.