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‘N900m Pencil & Eraser fraud’: ICPC detains ex-JAMB Registrar


Mar 18, 2021 #jamb

ICPC arrested the previous Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for purportedly misappropriating N900 million.

Professor Ojerinde, who got arrested on 15th March 2021, in Abuja by agents of ICPC, is asserted to have committed various fraud while heading JAMB and the National Examination Council (NECO). He has been confined by the Commission for addressing over claims of numerous identities, maltreatment of office, illegal tax avoidance, tax avoidance, and offering false claims to public officials.

The former JAMB supervisor is also being questioned by the Commission for granting fraudulent contracts to shell organizations that can’t be traced.

Claimed to have granted agreements for the stock of pencil and eraser at the expense of N450 million each to Double 07 Concept Limited and Pristine Global Concept Limited, respectively, somewhere in the range of 2013 and 2014 while heading JAMB.

By Fasasi

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