Two middle-aged males have been arrested by the Ogun State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly extorting Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) candidates by promoting the types above the N4,700 worth authorized by the examination physique.
The NSCDC Commandant in Ogun State Command, Hammed Abodunrin whereas parading the suspects on the state headquarters of the corps in Abeokuta revealed that the suspects have been arrested based mostly on a tip-off and complains by candidates.
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He lamented that JAMB candidates and their mother and father are those affected by the worth inflation and the federal government has warned that anybody caught can be handled as somebody irritating authorities efforts.
“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 added.
He, nonetheless, suggested candidates to at all times patronise authorized centres for his or her types.
The suspects, in line with him, could be arraigned in a reliable court docket of jurisdiction after investigations are accomplished to function a deterrent to others.