The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested three people for allegedly collecting money from students participating in the ongoing National Examination Council (NECO).
The arrests were made at Government Day Secondary School, Ote in Eiye-Nkorin Area of Kwara State.
Head Media and Publicity of the EFCC made this known to the press via a statement issued on Tuesday which read: “The suspects are, the Vice Principal of the school, Issa Abdulrahman, a Teacher, Usman Lanre Kayode and a Supervisor of the Examination in the Centre, Saka Isiama.
“The Commission had received an intelligence report that the school management and supervisors of the Centre were extorting monies from the students writing NECO in order to assist them in the Examination.
“It was gathered that the Principal of the school usually separate the students who could not contribute money and put them in another classroom to write their papers.
“But problem started when an operative of the Commission dressed in an unusual way on Friday 6th of December, pretending to be passerby visited the school.
“An iPad containing answers to all the questions was recovered from them.”