A civil group in Abuja has accused the officials of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) of hacking the website of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and has urged the police authority to immediately investigate the union.
According to a statement signed by the President of the group, Bala Kuta and its Secretary General, Silas Awulu, the group cited the statement credited to Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole who called for the sack of the Registrar of JAMB and scrapping of the Board.
“it sees Dr Omole’s speech of violence against JAMB and its Registrar as part of a larger conspiracy to sabotage the admission process to favour the syndicates that some dubious lecturers, who are no doubt ASUU members, use for populating the nation’s higher institutions with mediocre students”.
“We also demand that the Police should further probe the hackers of the JAMB website to see if there is any nexus between the criminals and members of ASUU, University of Ibadan that they can go any length to destroy Professor Oloyede and his good reforms for Nigeria.”
“recall that the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested five suspects in this regard. We think that it is no coincidence that some of these suspects were arrested in Oyo state, where Dr Omole is based, in addition to the others caught in Ogun and Borno state.” The statement added.
The group however called out ASUU on their inefficiency as it tries to remove the speck from another’s eye, in the ultimate insult to Nigerians pointing out that ASUU has refused to address the numerous cases of cultism, examination malpractice and sexual abuses perpetrated by its members on Nigerian campuses.
“It is therefore ridiculous that it has appointed itself into a tribunal over the Governing Board of JAMB.”
The group further calls on the the University of Ibadan Chapter of ASUU and Dr Omole to apologize to Nigerians for calling for the scrapping of JAMB.