A puzzle wind is said to have sneaked into the records office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and carried off N36 million money.
Before now, JAMB competitors obtained scratch cards from JAMB state workplaces and other assigned focuses, to access the Board’s site for either enrollment or to check their affirmation status yet the changes presented by JAMB enlistment center, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, prescribed a conclusion to the utilization of scratch cards.
A group of reviewers was dispatched to various state workplaces of JAMB to take stock of the sold and unsold scratch cards and recuperate whatever cash that may have either been produced or bungled amid the time of the offer of scratch cards.
On their visit to Makurdi office of JAMB, a business assistant, Philomina Chieshe, disclosed to JAMB enlistment center and his group that she couldn’t represent N36 million she made in earlier years previously the abrogation of scratch cards.
Over the span of cross examination, Philomena admitted that it was her housemaid that schemed with another JAMB staff, Joan Asen, to “profoundly” take the cash from the vault in the records office.
She stated: “I was one of the four deals assistants appended to JAMB office in Makurdi. My obligation was to offer scratch cards to competitors and not associated with dealing with the incomes. It was the duty of Joan Asen and my other senior partners. I just transmit cash when am finished offering the cards.
“Barely any months prior, there was issue of extortion in the Makurdi office. Reviewers were sent from Abuja to deliberately flip the record books of the workplace, to maybe, discover the present situation.
“The state Coordinator, Obilo, was not around when the review group came. Be that as it may, over the span of the review, N36 million was found to have been absent from the record. An examination was propelled. Over the span of the examination, it was found that Joan Asen, who is account staff and a woman outside JAMB have plotted to take the cash.”
Philomina in her confession booth articulation said that Joan Asen and her assistants admitted that they have been taking the cash “profoundly” through a strange snake that constantly sneak into the workplace to swallow the cash from the vault.
As indicated by her “It was a puzzle to me as well. I have been sparing the cash in the bank, yet I thought that it was hard to represent it. So I began sparing it in a vault in the workplace. Be that as it may, each time I open the vault, I will discover nothing. I ended up noticeably stressed and astounded how the a huge number of Naira could be vanishing from the vault. I started to examine everyone in the house and office, and nobody could concur on what may have happened to the cash. I kept on squeezing until the point when my housemaid admitted. She said that the cash vanished “profoundly”. She said that a “baffling snake” sneaked into the house and gulped the cash in the vault.”