Coordinator, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Enugu State, Mr. Kuye Olusola, has warned potential UTME candidates to not patronise cyber cafés for examination registration.
Olusola, who gave the recommendation in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria on Friday in Enugu, mentioned that the decision grew to become needed as a result of cyber cafes had nothing to do with the registration of potential candidates.
“Cyber cafés don’t have anything to do with JAMB registration. So, whoever goes to them to register for his or her UTME can have himself or herself responsible,” he mentioned.
NAN experiences that JAMB mentioned in December 2018 that it will not use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, starting from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, mentioned this on the sideline of a gathering with proprietors of Laptop Based mostly Check centres on the College of Lagos.
“We’re not going to permit the cyber cafes to do the registration train for potential candidates as a result of they’re extorting candidates and overcharging them.
“In addition they do providers they don’t have the capability to do, coupled with the truth that there was no manner of monitoring them as a result of they weren’t registered,” Oloyede mentioned in December.
In response to Olusola, JAMB has 26 accredited registration centres in Enugu for potential candidates.
He mentioned that the whole quantity wanted for the registration was N4,700.
Giving a breakdown, he mentioned candidates would require N3,500 for e-registration pin, N500 for studying take a look at, and N700 for service cost on the centre.
In the meantime, some cyber café homeowners have acknowledged that they’d not been permitted to take part within the forthcoming registration for JAMB examination.
Mrs. Ebere Okwuchi, the Supervisor of an Enugu-based cyber cafés, instructed NAN that JAMB didn’t give café homeowners the license to register candidates.
She mentioned that patronage was low when in comparison with different JAMB examination registration durations.
Mr. Romanus Ude, one other café operator in Uwani, Enugu, mentioned that homeowners of the enterprise have been experiencing low patronage because the candidates who at all times patronised them throughout JAMB registrations have been not obtainable.
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