Jamb official who claimed snake swallowed 36M naira faces court Trial


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today, May 31, 2019, arraign Philomina Chieshe, a sales clerk for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) suspected of embezzling N36 million. The commission disclosed on its Twitter account (@officialEFCC) on Thursday, May 30, that Chieshe will be arraigned alongside five others at a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama on Friday.
When a team of auditors tried to audit the accounts of JAMB’s Benue State branch in 2018, Chieshe could not account for N36 million she had made for the agency from the sale of scratch cards. When she was probed, she reportedly confessed that it was her housemaid that colluded with another JAMB staff, Joan Asen, to “spiritually” steal the money from the vault in the accounts office with the help of a snake


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