The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated it’s going to cease utilizing cyber cafes for registration of candidates, ranging from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, stated this on Thursday on the sideline of a gathering with proprietors of Laptop-Primarily based Take a look at 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 companies they don’t have the capability to do, coupled with the truth that there was no means of monitoring them as a result of they weren’t registered.
“One other main purpose is the mix-up they create on the info of the candidates. Some will simply ask the candidates to jot down their names and different particulars down for them.
“On accumulating such knowledge, they now get all of them mixed-up, thereby creating issues for these candidates.
“We all know there will likely be uproar as a result of they make a variety of illegitimate cash from these companies, however we can not depart the candidates at their mercy, significantly when folks will make noise that it’s JAMB that was extorting them,” Oloyede stated.
He urged all potential candidates to do their registration and entry the board’s main companies, in any of its 718 accredited centres within the nation.
Oloyede stated the board would start the sale of the registration kind on January three, 2019 and would span six weeks.
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