JAMB shuts down portal –
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday advised applicants to check results outcomes using their smartphone numbers due to the fact its portal has been close down.
Bear in mind that the board on Monday released results of 312,000 candidates who sat for the exam on Saturday.
However, applicants were on Tuesday not able to check their effects.
Speaking on the developments, Head, Media, and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said it had shut down its portal following an attempt by some fraudsters to alter results of candidates
Speaking on the developments, Head, Media, and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stated it had close down its portal following by way of some fraudsters to alter results outcomes of candidates.
”effects of the 469,000 candidates who wrote on Monday have been launched and candidates are to check their outcomes by typing ‘RESULT’ and sending to 55019 with their precise cellphone numbers for his or her ratings.
“They should not check their effects on the internet as the portal has been close, following strive through a few fraudsters to adjust the effects of applicants.
”The board is already investigating the activities of those criminals and will not fail to take very drastic motion against those which can be in the back of this,” Benjamin stated
Benjamin additionally reacted to candidates’ proceedings that the board becomes deliberately posting applicants to centres a long way faraway from their regions of residence.
He maintained that JAMB could not pass beyond the sporting potential of any centre all in a bid to fulfill the aspirations of applicants seeking to take the exam there.
“allow me virtually make clear right here that JAMB does now not put up candidates just anywhere.
“it is the applicants that selected their exam cities and once centres in that examination cities are filled, they are withdrawn from the net and applicants are then sent to different centres closest to such examination towns.
”It is not a deliberate act on our facet,” he said.