The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Tuesday arrested five persons for alleged impersonation during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Sabon-Gari, Kaduna-North, Kaduna-South and Chikun local government areas of the state.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Kaduna State Command of NSCDC, Mr. Orndiir Terzungwe, who disclosed this in a statement, said one of the suspects, Victor Oforbuke, who is a Master’s degree holder posed as Bello Mustafa for the sum of N20,000 and was apprehended at the Zaria Academy.
He said: “Other suspects included John Michael, 32, who was paid N15,000 out of N20,000 to ‘assist’ Mr. Sanusi Shehu, Abdullahi Alkassim Maikano, a 19-year- old who impersonated Mr. Shuaibu Hamza, 29 and Bilkisu Ojulaye, 17-year-old, who attempted to take the exam for Philomena Ugbe who is currently on the run.
“All the five suspects who are being investigated will be charged to court after investigation.”
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