Education Minister

Post UTME: UNILORIN Apprehends 2 Candidates For Malpractices

The Authority of the University of Ilorin has apprehended two

candidates (names withheld), for involving in examination malpractice

on the first day of the ongoing institution’s post UTME screening



This was contained in a statement signed by the Director of the

Corporate Affairs, University of Ilorin, Mr Kunle Akogun and made

available to newsmen in Ilorin.


According to Akogun, the two culprits have been handed over to the

institution’s security officers.


The Director noted that one of the two culprits was nabbed for

impersonation while the second one sat for the examination twice but

his registration number gave him out.


Akogun, however explained that a total of 9, 464 candidates sat for

the screening yesterday at Unilorin centre and a total of 5,083 wrote

the test at the Lagos Centre.


The statement added that all the results of the Monday screening were

released within five hours after the test, adding that the screening

would end on Thursday at both Ilorin and Lagos centres.


Akogun, however said that no incident of exam malpractice has been

recorded on the second day of the examination, adding that all

candidates complied with the dress code of the institution.