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WAEC Withdraws Certificate of 1992, 1993 Candidates Involved in Exams Malpractice

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The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has withdrawn certificates of some candidates who sat for the examination between 1992 and 1993 based on the basis of exam malpractices and impersonation.

The Council in a release published in the weekly bulletin of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday stated reasons for withdrawing the certificates of the December 1992 and 1993 candidates.

According to Daily Post, the affected persons who were published in  the JAMB bulletin, are identified by WAEC as, “Ukaumunna C. December 1992 examination with certificate number, NGSP 0233613; Chinna H. December 1993 with certificate number, NGSP 0572427; Koffi E. December 1993, with number NGSP 0455669; and Oham J. December 1994, with certificate number, NGSP 0177271.”

Others are “Mbara G. December 2001, with certificate WNR 2248072; Ifo S. December 2001, with number NGWASSCP 1307367; Ugwu P. December 2005 with certificate number, NGWASSCP 4534182; Anene J. December 2008, with number, NGWASSCP 5505913; Ogbenna C. December 2011, with certificate number, NGWASSCP 06927486; and Nwangwu I. December 2014, with certificate number, NGWASSCP 8392056.”

Meanwhile, JAMB explained that it was partnering with partnering the National Identity Management Commission to enforce candidates’ registration for the national identity number in order to avoid further impersonations by candidates.

JAMB reiterates through its registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede that a nationwide trial registration had begun on 28th November to end on 3rd December 2019 where over 1,800 staff will be involved to assess the workability of the new registration regime.

The board adds, “In view of the cases listed JAMB’s partnership with NIMC is imperative. In order to have a seamless registration for the 2020 UTME, we have put machinery in place to test run the new registration regime under the joint platform of JAMB and NIMC using the NIN.

“The Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, sequel to this, therefore, directed members of staff in offices nationwide to participate in the trial registration which started on Friday, November 29, and is to end Tuesday, December 3. No fewer than 1,800 members of staff would be involved in the trial registration designed to assess the workability of the new registration regime.”

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