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Prof Is-haq Oloyede Narrate How Jamb Lost 10 Million To Scammer



The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, stated the board shot greater than N10 million in 2020 lost to Scammer.

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Prof. Is-haq Oloyede

Oloyede told newscasters in the board’s headquarters on Wednesday in Abuja the Scammerinterrupts the commission charge gateway site for ad-hoc staff.

He explained that the cash, which was intended to cover JAMB Adhoc staff by the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, was chased from the supposed Scammer.

Oloyede stated that the board researched the illegality, monitored, and ultimately apprehended 10 of those suspects in Kaduna, Nasarawa, and Abuja.

We didn’t ask everyone to apply to be ad-hoc staff on the website; we’d chosen them via recommendations from several agencies.

We just created the website to cover them through a code that has been delegated to them.

But, these suspects gained access to the website, deleted the first account information and telephone numbers, and added theirs.


We compensated N20 000 for lodging per night and N100 000 for flight tickets, based upon the positioning of every staff to proceed and work for this interval.

The payments ranged from N200 000 to over N300, 000 each individual. However, after gaining entry to the sites, that were scammers also added details for their families.

They did not head to partake from the practice but dismissed the messages delivered out of our realm.

Among these, Saidu Zubairu gathered over N3.7 million to himself since he added the account information of his mom, sisters, along with other relatives.

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We haven’t calculated all of the currencies they have so much received, but entirely, the sum will undoubtedly amount up to over N10 million.

We’ve already paid the first owners, even although it took us over a year to monitor the suspects, we eventually apprehended them I guarantee you the legislation will take its origin.

Oloyede revealed the board’s willingness to fight corrupt practices in its system, including that many of the illegalities had prompted changes in the board’s manner of operations.


Mr. Saidu Zubairu, among those ten apprehended suspects, stated he obtained the code to the website through his buddy (currently at large) and cried others.

He explained, “I succeeded in altering the first details in the website and requested eight other buddies of mine to perform they confirmed receipt of payment later.”

Zubairu explained he added 12 relatives to the website, which were paid over N300, 000.

He, nevertheless, insisted that they’re forgiven while promising to repay the cash if given adequate time.