Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Buzzing Today: Owner of 'Mysterious snake' Who Swallowed N36M From JAMB Confesses

Buzzing Today: Owner of 'Mysterious snake' Who Swallowed N36M From JAMB Confesses Buzzing Today: Owner of 'Mysterious snake' Who Swallowed N36M From JAMB Confesses
Anna Jefferson | 15 February, 2018, 20:39

The development occurred when a team of auditors dispatched by JAMB to take inventory of sold and unsold scratch cards and recover funds generated or embezzled during sales periods.

"But, be that as it may, management was working assiduously to arrest and hand over to the appropriate quarters, this "snake" that swallowed our N36 million and a host of others still in our system".

The Head of Media and Public Relations of JAMB, Dr.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has vowed to arrest and prosecute the mysterious "snake" and other staff that must have assisted the disappearance of N36 million from its Benue State office.

Benjamin said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Police have been invited to assist in recovering some monies allegedly stolen by its officers within the headquarters and the state offices.

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While responding to audit queries at the JAMB offices in Makurdi, capital of Benue State, an accounts clerk is reported to have claimed her house-help and a work colleague had admitted to using a snake to "spiritually" loot the cash that had been stored in an office vault.

Speaking on the fraud, Benjamin said; "It is natural for the office to account for what they have after the sale of scratch cards has been stopped and we discovered that lots of money was missing in Markurdi and other offices".

"There are procedures in the civil service".

Philomenia Chieshe tried the "dog ate my homework"-style excuse when bosses noticed the money was missing at the Nigerian examination board where she works". "Unfortunately, she is calling one Joan's name which did not appear in the investigation at all. Besides, the world has heard the whole story; what I am just waiting for is the final report of the panel", she stated.

In his reaction, Registrar and Chief Executive of the Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede said no one will be spared in the course of unraveling all forms of corruption within the agency.

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