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JAMB 2017 UTME Latest Updates: LAUTECH Protests, Candidate Arrested in Abia State

Protesting LAUTECH Students Prevent JAMB Candidates From Taking Their Exams

According to media reports, protests staged by some students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo state today disrupted the ongoing 2017 JAMB exam in one of the CBT centres within the institution being used for the exam.

It was learnt that the protesting students stopped the teeming JAMB candidates who came for the exam this morning from entering the premises of the university to take their exams.

It was learnt that the protesting students deliberately stopped the JAMB candidates from writing their exams as a way of registering their grievances over the lingering strike action in the university.

The JAMB Registrar said that the examination could not go on at the Lagos State University of Technology, LAUTECH because of the ongoing strike in the institution, saying that if the strike was not called off by today (Monday), the authorities of JAMB will have no other option than to relocate the candidates to University of Ilorin which he said was the nearest centre from Ogbomosho.

Candidate Arrested in Abia State for Attacking JAMB Officials

Meanwhile, security operatives have arrested one of the “candidates”in Aba, Abia state for allegedly attacking the JAMB officials that prevented him from gaining entry into the exam centre.

Alos, reports have it that racketeers have allegedly duped some of the candidates by selling fake examination questions they tagged, ‘origi’ for N200,000 which JAMB latter discovered that the questions were the JAMB questions in 1984.

More updates to be released soon.


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