The suspect, Dan Abah
A woman identified as Mrs. Chika Okoye, her son, Samuel, and his friend, Dan Abah, have been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Nasarawa State for examination malpractice.
According to PUNCH Metro, Abah was hired by Chika to write the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the state.
While speaking to a correspondent, the 35-year-old suspect who admitted her involvement in the crime said, “We couldn’t get admission for many years so I became frustrated; he was also frustrated and nobody is helping us.
“I have other children who have graduated but for the past four years or more now, he (Samuel) has failed to pass the exams, so I became frustrated.
“So, I asked his friend to help him to write the exams, I told him I will give him something but I know it is a very bad thing. Please, forgive me sir, I was so frustrated,” Chika pleaded.
The NSCDC state’s commandant, Mohammed Gidado-Fari, who also spoke to newsmen, disclosed that Abah was caught writing the JAMB examination at the Command Secondary School Lafia over the weekend on contract, as it was gathered he was to be paid an unspecified amount of money after her son passed the examination.