Jamb Registrar, Oloyede, responds to extortion charges, says “applicants are liars”
The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, has described the allegations leveled against him by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as lies.
Jamb Regisrar, Oloyede, responds to extortion charges, says applicants are liars Based On 2017 UTME
Professor Oloyede, who is also the immediate past vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin, stated this in a statement released on Saturday
The Academic Staff Union of Universities had, Thursday, petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) accusing Mr. Oloyede of fraud during his tenure as vice chancellor.
The petition was jointly signed by the Ibadan Zonal Chairmen of ASUU, Ade Adejumo, and Deji Omole of the Unversity of Ibadan.
Other signatories are Biodun Olaniran of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Dauda Adeshina of Kwara State University and Kayode Afolayan of the University of Ilorin.
The petitioners alleged that the former vice-chancellor and the incumbent, Abdulganiyu Ambali, were involved in fraud totaling more than N2 billion.Other allegations listed in the petition include pension fraud, unremitted deductions from staff salaries, extortion of students, contract inflation and kick-backs; and unlawful payment to ex-principal officers of the university.