UTME: Soludo orders immediate counseling, therapy for Mmesomma

Anambra Governor Chukwuma Soludo has directed that Mmesomma Joy Ejikeme, the female pupil who falsified her Unifief Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) be handed over to the State Guidance Counselor and Professor of Clinical Psychology.

Soludo gave this directive in a letter to the Principal of Anglican Girls Secondary School Nnewi where Mmesoma is a student.

The governor further directed immediate commencement of psychological counseling and therapy session for Mmesomma, who on Thursday, July 6, 2023 admitted she manipulated the fake results she had been parading.

In the letter signed by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, the governor said the directive followed one of the recommendations of the panel constituted to investigate the matter.

“The directive is in line with one of the recommendations of the Committee set up by Anambra State Government to investigate the matter, following the parading of the fake results which elicited interests and generated controversy and misgivings the general public,” the statement added.