- JAMB has accused the claim of Miss Ejikeme Joy Mmesoma, who got N3m compensation from Chief (Dr.) Innocent Chukwuma, the owner of Innoson Motors
- Mmesoma had claimed that she scored 362 in the exam, for which she got the N3m honorarium, but JAMB, in a disclaimer on Sunday, said she scored 249
- The examination board said the Anambra State government was about to honour her and decided to find out from JAMB in which her actual score was revealed
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has accused Miss Ejikeme Joy Mmesoma of inflating his result from the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
In a statement on Sunday, July 2, the examination board said it would take legal action against Mmesoma for defrauding Nigerians, claiming she got the highest result in the recently concluded UTME, The Sun reported.
The candidate claimed she scored 362 in the 2023 UTME but was not the highest in the examination as she did not score up to 300.
All you need to know about Ejikeme Joy Mmesoma, acclaim highest scorer in JAMB/UTME
According to JAMB, there is software that is being used to generate fake versions of results and put such out to the public space, and the alleged sponsors of the candidates defraud good-spirited Nigerians.