The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has scrapped the use of scratch cards in any of its transactions and services, describing it as “Archaic”, it’s Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has announced.
According to him, JAMB would be using the platform of pin vending to check all forms of fraudulent practices which was prevalent with the use of scratch cards.
“The decision is as a result of its consistent subjection to fraudulent practices, the use of scratch cards is archaic and it is the drive by JAMB to also promote accountability in line with government’s zero tolerance for corruption. .
This new system will be accessible through the options of web payment, ATM issued cards (Visa, verve and Mastercard), onlinequick teller, ATM payment, quick teller mobile application and Bank Branch case/card”, he said.