Civil Defence Men In Niger State To Observe Surveillance At UTME Centres
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Niger State Command, has deployed 39 personnel to provide security for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination slated to commence on April 11 across the different parts of the state.
Mr Phillip Ayuba, Corps Commandant in the state made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Minna today.
Ayuba said the security would be in the 17 computer – based centres for the 11th conduct of the UTME in Niger State, which kicked off on Tuesday.
Ayuba said that two personnel would provide security in each of the centres, while five personnel from the headquarters would supervise the exercise across the state.
He noted that the monitoring team had been constituted to carefully monitor the conduct of the exercise in the state.
He explained that the corps would work with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board to ensure security at the centres before, during and after the computer-based test.
Ayuba urged registered candidates to be law abiding, adding that the NSCDC personnel would be professional in carrying out their mandate to ensure a hitch-free examination.
He also warned parents against malpractices as anyone found wanting would be arrested and prosecuted.