Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps , Ondo
State Command, has arrested three candidates,
allegedly for examination malpractice during the
ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation
NSCDC state commandant, Mr . Pedro Awili ,
disclosed this while speaking with the News
Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Akure .
Awili said the three students were arrested
variously at Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo
town and Oyemekun Grammar School centre ,
He said it was only the NSCDC officials that were
given the mandate to deploy officers and men
across the country to monitoring and supervisor
the UTME Computer Based Test .
“ In this UTME, the command has arrested three
suspects – one female and two males , they are
right now in our detection .
“ Those caught will not go unpunished, while
some of them will be prosecuted to serve as
deterrent to other students who look for shortcut
to pass exams, ” he said .
According to him , member of public need to
know that examination malpractice is a very
serious crime .
The NSCDC boss called on parents and guardians
to advise their children and wards to study
diligently and shun examination malpractice .