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Exam malpractice: JUPEB Suspends DELSU for 5years, cancels 2021 examination results



The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board( JUPEB) has delisted Delta State University, Abraka, from being affiliated member after canceling the 2021 preliminary examinations held in the school over alleged widespread examination malpractices.This was contained in a letter addressed to the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga which was dated January 25, 2022 after an emergency virtual meeting.

The letter reads: “Following the report received from the investigative panel regarding the conduct of the 2021 JUPEB examinations, the academic board and the JUPEB governing board approved that the indicted universities be delisted as an affiliate members of JUPEB for five (5) years and the results of the examinations conducted in these universities be cancelled due to widespread malpractices.

The statement read partly: “Delta State University is one of the indicted universities hence, the vice Chancellor is hereby notified of the approval of JUPEB governing board.

“The governing board of JUPEB is also displeased with this outcome of event, which was due to poor conduct of examinations in the university. The governing board of Jupeb at an emergency meeting held on January 25, 2022 has therefore directed that all students currently registered for 2021/2022 session of the programme in your university be moved to the nearest affiliate university to write the 2022 Superb examinations.

“The vice Chancellor is expected to decide and communicate to the registrar JUPEB, the nearby JUBEB approved university where the registered students can complete the programme studies and write 2022 examinations”, the statement urged.