The committee set up by Gov. Chukwuma Soludo to investigate the alleged falsification of results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination by Mmesoma Ejikeme, said she admitted to have manipulated her results unaided.
The panel, in a report addressed to the Governor on Friday, said that interviewed Mmesoma ‘s JAMB results and conducted interviews with relevant parties, including JAMB officials and other individuals involved.
The report stated that JAMB officials led by Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head, Public Affairs, presented what specifically transpired between the candidate, Mmesoma with registration number: 20230639047FF in her quest to obtain her JAMB score.
It said that Mmesoma admitted to have manipulated her UTME results, deceiving the school, her immediate family and the state government.
“The finding of the committee are that the results released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board with respect to the UTME score of Ejikeme Joy Mmesoma is 249.
“The results paraded by Mmesoma with aggregate score of 362 is fake as buttressed by the very instructive variations in the registration number, date of birth, centre name and other infractions.
‘”Mmesoma admitted that she manipulated the fake results herself, using her phone and proceeded to the cybercafé, Prisca Global Computers, Uruagu in Nnewi where she printed the results she had manipulated,” it said.
The report recommended that Mmesoma should immediately tender an unreserved written apology to JAMB, the Anglican Girls’ Secondary school, and the Anambra State Government.
It also recommended that Mmesoma should undergo a psychological counselling and therapy.
“We hope that this unearthing of the truth as we have discovered will go a long way in correcting the sentiments, misconceptions and deceptions that have been in the public domain.
“All prospective candidates for JAMB Admission should adhere strictly to guidelines, processes and procedures of the examination body, ” the report stated.
The report was signed by Prof. Nkemdili Nnonyelu and six others. (NAN)