Safety operatives nabbed two equivalent twins for alleged examination malpractice within the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
– The lookalike brothers have been caught on the College of Maiduguri centre, Borno state
– The twins have been apprehended after that they had tricked invigilators and safety personnel to realize entrance to the examination centre
Two equivalent twins have been arrested for alleged examination malpractice within the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), on the College of Maiduguri centre, Borno.
Babagana Gutti, Chief Examiner Officer within the state, informed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) that the twins have been apprehended by the safety operatives on Saturday in Maiduguri.
Gutti mentioned that the lookalike brothers tricked invigilators and safety personnel to realize entrance to the centre.
He mentioned one in every of them tried to sit down for the examination on behalf of his brother.
The JAMB official defined that one, Hussain Andulhammeed, was captured within the biometric registration for the Compute Base Check (CBT), including that the second individuals Hassan took benefit of their semblance and sat for the examination instead of his brother.
“We don’t suspect foul play till one of many invigilators observed the opposite equivalent twin exterior the examination corridor.
“The invigilator turned curious and requested him few questions; however not glad with solutions he put them collectively for verification.
“It’s unlucky our findings confirmed that he was within the examination corridor instead of his brother,” he mentioned.
Gutti added that the candidates had been penalised and handed over to safety personnel.
He defined that the examination was going easily within the eight designated centres within the state.
NAN report that about 1,700 candidates registered for the examination within the state.