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JAMB dismisses two staff for forgery

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has dismissed two of its staff for gross misconduct of forging documents.

A statement by the Head, Public Affairs and Protocol of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the names of the dismissed staff as Mr Bilyaminu Ishaku and Mr Andrew Anebi Candidus, from JAMB Benue State Office, Markurdi.

JAMB explains that their dismissal took effect from 27th February, 2023.

“Sequel to your appearance before the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee and the subsequent recommendations of the committee, I am directed to convey to you the approval of the Honourable Minister of Education of your dismissal from the service of the Board from 27th February, 2023 for serious misconduct.”

According to the statement, the dismissal was in line with the Public Service Rule 030401, which defined serious misconduct as a “specific act of very serious wrongdoing and improper behavior.

The staff were directed to submit their identity cards and all other property of the Board in their possession to the State Coordinator, JAMB Office, Benue State, for onward submission to the Director, Human Resources, with immediate effect.

Writing by Daniel Adejo; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Adeniyi Bakare