The registration of over 817 candidates for the 2023 UTME and D.E examinations has been cancelled by the JAMB over alleged impersonation.
The decision was made after JAMB authorities uncovered the strange use of biometrics during the registration process.
Registrar of the examination body, Professor Ishaq Oloyede said some registration officers in the affected 178 Computer-Based Test centres added their fingerprints to complete the registration process for the candidates.
The 817 affected students will be given another opportunity to re-register for the exam with the centres bearing the cost. Ishaq said;
Commenting on the recent suspension of five CBT centres for selling UTME registration pins above the stipulated price, the JAMB boss said only four out of the five suspects have been let off the hook.
The extra money charged by these CBTs, will be paid to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.