The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, stated that the day prior to this that the level of compliance by tertiary institutions to its January 25 admission closing date became ninety nine percentage.
JAMB stated one percentage of the nation’s tertiary establishments did not meet the cut-off date even as it did not state the reasons the tertiary institutions adduced for not meeting up.
JAMB’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, responding to leading edge’ cellphone inquiry, said even as ninety nine percentage of the state’s tertiary institutions were capable of complying with its January 25 deadline, some others which he stated, have been in the one percent bracket, couldn’t meet up.
He, however, couldn’t supply the names of those that complied as well as institutions that couldn’t meet up just as he did no longer reveal whether or not any sanction wait for the institutions that didn’t meet up with the deadline.
“up to now, we’ve acquired ninety nine percentage compliance from tertiary establishments. One percent of the tertiary institutions were not able to satisfy up”, he said.
keep in mind that the board, on Thursday last week, directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by using January 25.
Dr Benjamin, who conveyed the position of the tertiary establishments admission exam body to the institutions throughout interview with journalists in Abuja, stated the board’s decision came after a meeting where all troubles and ones bordering on the admission process had been considered.
He said it become resolved that the educational calendar ought to be adhered to. in step with him, the directive became important because the board meant to satisfy up with the educational calendar as earlier agreed.
“by way of implication, applicants who have won admissions into diverse institutions and are yet to check in or do not have admissions by January 25 have to begin to make arrangements for the 2018 UTME, “he had stated.