The Registrar of the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Olanrewaju Oloyede is getting the right accolades as Netizens on twitter sings his praises high.
Why Twitter is Trending Prof. Oloyede
A video resurfaced online from 2021 where Oloyede queried how much schools charge candidates who are enrolling for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
In the video, a candidate from the Baptist Girls Academy had revealed that students were asked to pay ₦8000 instead of the official price for the exams which was pegged at ₦3500.
When Oloyede asked a teacher of the school what their charges are, the teacher answered saying the school charged ₦4700 and thereafter the student was recalled but she affirmed ₦8000 was paid this now made the teacher to ignore continuing with the interview.
How Mmesoma Falsified Her JAMB UTME Results
NewStori reports that a candidate, Ejikeme Joy Mmesoma, who sat for the 2023 UTME Examinations had falsified her results to claim being the best in the exams.
After getting media attention, she was interrogated by the Anambra State Government where she was indicted after confirming she changed her scores using her phone.
Mr. Romanus Ejikeme, Mmesoma’s father has also tendered an unreserved apology to JAMB and Nigerians at large: saying that his daughter lied to him initially.
Video of Prof. Ishaaq Oloyede Interrogating Baptist Girls High School Teacher
See video of the interrogation below:
Prof.Oloyede (JAMB Registrar) pressing the neck of UTME Registration Agents,proud of my VC😂 pic.twitter.com/8q4FIZqYKN
— Khalid (@khalidmovic) April 30, 2021
Reactions From Netizens On Prof. Oloyede
Idowu Lawanson: No be today o, Ishaq has always been a thorough and honest to a fault person since our undergrad days at Ilorin, he was the President of our Ogun state students Union, very brilliant, very thorough and very honest even as a student!
Ayinla Balqees Abimbola said: Only those that witness his regime in unilorin as VC will knw the end of this Matter, Irrespective of ur claims and hate speech over him, he will surely overcome you incase you don’t knw
He is far from what you are seeing
Adeyemi Dapo tweeted: Only if dem know wetin this man use our eye see for unilorin dem no go talk say hin no know wetin hin dey talk…. Man deal with facts but I think dey could have handled the ish better.
Oladipupo Habeeb wrote: And he is a very nice person too, but can insult shege😂, Anywhere he is like this nah fire.
I worked with JAMB in this last exam, I had accident on my way to center to resolve issues.
He called me the next day himself when he heard the news. It felt good , and i was energized.