The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME Mock examination took place yesterday, Monday 1st of April, and in a shocking twist, JAMB officials who were stationed in a mock exam centre in Lagos were attacked and almost set ablaze.

This was disclosed by the Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede while he was speaking with newmen. He expressed his shock over the attack on the two JAMB staffs in Lagos on during the mock exam that held yesterday, Monday, 1st of April. He disclosed that the JAMB officials were attacked at the Lagos State Polytechnic centre of the JAMB mock examination

Professor Oloyede further disclosed that a swift intervention was responsible for preventing the officials from being set ablaze. He stated that it has not yet been ascertained why the officials were attacked but they were wet with petrol and they were to be set ablaze.

Below is an extract of Professor Oloyede’s statement;

“We have sent a rescue team and they took them to the hospital. We are still looking into what happened, but we have evacuated our staff from the place.”

“We hope that whoever attempted that, the law enforcement agencies will not allow such an assault on innocent officials of government who went about their normal business.”

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