JAMB’s New Admission Policy: Senate Summons Registrar, Requires UTME Results Valid For 3 Years

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The Nigerian senate has on Tuesday, November 17, summoned the leadership of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, to provide answers to its controversial admission policy, The Nation reports.

National Assembly, Ministerial ListThe upper chamber also called on JAMB to increase the validity of its results from one to three years to reduce the number of yearly applicants.

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The committee on Education was urged by the senate to inquire into the circumstances surrounding the new policy including allegations of favouritism and to review the power of JAMB in relation to admission, urging the body to consult widely with Parents Teachers Association, Academic Staff Union of Universities and other stakeholders in the education sector with a view to coming up with a friendlier, holistic, comprehensive and sustainable admission policy.

The motion, titled: JAMB’s New Admission Policy was adopted by Senator Joshua Lidani (Gombe South) and supported by seven others.



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