JAMB Lifts Ban on Services to Cover pre-2020 Candidate
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has decided to lift the ban placed on some processes on its platforms in order to accommodate more reqeusts from students, who wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examaination (UTME), prior to 2020.
The Public Relations Officer of JAMB, Dr. FabianBenjamin said this in a statement made available to news men.
Dr. Fabian explained that the exam body decided to lift the suspension so as to ensure students’ who wrote the exams in previous years will now be able to effect correction where needed.
He also added that the decision become necessary because of the need to prevent overcrowding at its Computer-Based Test Centres and other partner facilities in adherence to extant COVID-19 Protocols as stipulated by the relevant Government agencies.
“However, it is to be noted that most of these operations are only available at JAMB offices nationwide. Furthermore, as the Board is desirous of sustaining compliance with COVID-19 protocols, it maintains that the 2020 UTME candidates desirous of these services will only be attended to through the Appointment Booking Platform.
JAMB, however advised students requesting for admission letters, inter-university transfers, condonement of illegitimate admissions and other processes for previous years would be restored from Monday, 31st of August, 2020.
The exam body call on its states offices to ensure that there are strict adherence to existing COVID-19 guidelines.