JAMB: NSCDC Deploys 39 Operatives to Monitor 2019 UTMEAfrican News, Featured, Latest News, News Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 39 personnel to provide security for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in different parts of the state.
The Corps Commandant Mr. Phillip Ayuba made the disclosure Tuesday in Minna, the State capital during an interview.
Ayuba explained that the security would be in the 17 Computer – Based (CBT) – Centres for the 11th conduct of the UTME in Niger, which kicked off Thursday, April 11.
The Security head added that two personnel would provide security in each of the centres, while another five personnel from the headquarters would supervise the exercise across the state.
The commandant said that the monitoring team had been constituted to carefully monitor the conduct of the exercise in the state.
He explained that the corps would work with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to ensure security at the centres before, during and after the computer-based test.
Mr. Ayuba urged prospective candidates to be law abiding, adding that the NSCDC personnel would be professional in carrying out their mandate to ensure a hitch-free examination.
Similarly, he warned parents against malpractices as anyone found wanting would be arrested and prosecuted.
JAMB has scheduled its 2019 UTME for between Thursday, April 11 and Tuesday April 16 across the country.
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