JAMB planning to deploy drones to monitor 2020 UTME (Read Full Details)


Professor Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar JAMB, had revealed on Thursday that the board would approach relevant authorities to deploy drones during the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination.

He disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the Congo Conference Hotel, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Kaduna State.

Oloyede had earlier said this at the first day of the meeting which was hold on Wednesday that fraudsters were tampering with the CCTV cameras at its centres for the purpose of cheating.

He further added that the act was being perpetrated with the connivance of the board’s technical official during the conduct of UTME.

At the following day of the meeting with the some stakeholders which concluded Computer Based Test Centre operators, technical advisors, service providers MTN, Airtel, Galaxy backbone and other stakeholder, the JAMB boss disclosed the idea of contacting the relevant government agency for the deployment of drones in various exam centres.

He also said that the board had no fewer than 613 Computer Based Test centres and that the drones in addition to the CCTV cameras would be deployed to checkmate whoever planning to perpetrate examination malpractices in all the designated centres for the 2020 UTME.

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