The Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)
Professor Is-haq Oloyede has lamented that Nigeria was ruled by
certified thieves and that corruption remains the bane of
development of the nation.
He said this in Osogbo, Osun State at a colloquium organised to
mark the 61st birthday of the Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf
Aregbesola tagged ‘Raufnomics in the transformation of Osun’.
Speaking on the theme “Functional Education as a tool for National
Development and a Gateway to Freedom”, Oloyede said all citizens
must support the fight against corruption before there could be
meaningful progress and development in all sectors including the
Oloyede decried the level of corruption in the country before the
administration of President Muhammad Buhari. “Since the
inception of JAMB, the total money remitted was 52 million. After
the first examination when I became JAMB Registrar, we made
9billion and we remitted 7.8billion to the federal government.”
“Before we came, they were remitting between 2 and 3 million after
JAMB examination. On the last examination, we already have
9billion to remit. That is just one sector and the situation is the
same all over the places across all sectors.