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Parents in Lokoja laud scraping of JAMB scratch cards

21 October 2016, 20:00

Lokoja - Parents in Lokoja have applauded the decision by JAMB to stop the use of scratch cards for registration and for checking results, to reduce corruption in the system.

In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday, the respondents commended JAMB and the Federal Government for the move.

A parent, Mr Amos Ajagun, said: “I support the scrapping of JAMB scratch cards because some of the people that sell the scratch cards cheat the students by selling above the actual cost.

‘“The decision will also reduce fraud and enable parents to access and check the result themselves,’’ Ajagun said.

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He thanked JAMB and implored the Board not to relent in its efforts to sanitise the education sector.

Another parent, Mrs Roseline Ajogun said the decision was favourable to both parents and students alike.

“I believe all parents and students alike support the decision to scrap the JAMB scratch card.   It is unfortunate but the truth is that most people who sell the cards are corrupt.

“They do not care about how parents or students struggle to get the money; as a parent, I gladly welcome the decision,’’ she said.

Ajogun thanked the government and JAMB authorities for the decision and appealed to them to revamp the education sector to guarantee a better future for the country.

 

- NAN

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