The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has applauded the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB ) for boycotting 48 (CBT) centres in 2017 utme.
In Lagos on Thursday, the union President Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, told news men that jamb should indict the owners of the centres blacklisted.
More than 600 centres was used nationwide during the course of the exams and the 48 blacklisted centres were among them.
The blacklisting was earlier announced on Wednesday by the Jambs Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, stating that these centres was involved organised Malpractice during the exams. He said his he came to a decision after meeting with stakeholders and external examiners.
He also made an announcement for the cancellation 50,000 results of candidates for their involvement in malpractice during the 2017 UTME.
“What JAMB has done in that respect is a welcome development and a good decision”.
“I will not expect it to stop at just blacklisting of such centres”.
“The leadership of the board should go a step forward by prosecuting owners of the affected centre in order to serve as a deterrent to others”.
“This measure will further ensure that the integrity of the examination cannot be undermined,” Ogunyemi said.
He also encouraged JAMB to properly check centre before allowing them to conduct these examinations.