"JAMB official" makes U-turn, says N36m ‘collected by superior’ and not snake

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"JAMB official" makes U-turn, says N36m ‘collected by superior’ and not snake 


Philomina Chieshe, the authority of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who asserted that the board's N36 million was gulped by a snake, has influenced a U-to turn. Chieshe, who fills in as a representative at the JAMB office in Markurdi, Benue state, had told top authorities of the examination body that a "secretive snake" gulped the cash got from the offer of JAMB scratch cards. In any case, when she showed up before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), she admitted that the cash was gathered by one Samuel Umoru, her predominant.

As per The Nation, the EFCC has examined Chieshe on a few events since she put forth the absurd expression in February. "The fascinating part of the exposure is that Chieshe's announcement (on wind gulping the cash) was gotten well before the snake and naira gulping declaration wound up open learning," an EFCC official was cited as saying. "In every one of her announcements previously the EFCC, there was no say of any scene of any snake and the vanishing of monies in her care.

 " "In a reality sheet in regards to the examinations, Chieshe was cited to have said her unrivaled — the facilitator at the Markurdi office — had requested that her pull back the N36 million." According to the daily paper, the reality sheet takes note of that "in opposition to her claim before the authority of the examination body that the N36 million continues from offer of scratch cards were eaten up by a snake, Chieshe told agents of the counter unite organization that the cash was gathered piecemeal from her by her organizer, Mr. Samuel Sale Umoru.

 "In one of the announcements she volunteered to the EFCC, Chieshe, who is an assistant in the Makurdi office of JAMB, uncovered that the organizer typically solicited her to pull back continues from the offer of the scratch cards from her record in two new age banks — 'this cash I pulled back, the facilitator utilized it for the workplace and some time for himself."

 It likewise cited her as saying she had been cautioning Umoru "that it was uncalled for to utilize the cash for various costs in the workplace or for private purposes however he would not tune in." The reality sheet included that the facilitator did not deny the assertions and had been discharged on managerial safeguard. 

It recorded other JAMB authorities being tested to incorporate Tanko Labaran, who couldn't represent N23 million from offer of scratch cards at the Nasarawa office, and Yakubu Jakada who is yet to clarify the whereabouts of N20 million e-offices cards sold in Kano office. The suspects are said to have been discharged on safeguard pending the finish of examination.

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