12th JAMB Governing Board Cancels 353 Non-inmate Candidates Results

THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) led by its Chairman, Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe, at its 12th Meeting took some far-reaching decisions. Apart from the promotion of 270 staff and the confirmation of the appointment of 138 staff, other major decisions taken by the Governing Board are: 1. The approval of the financial support of N75m to the Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State, to resuscitate its burnt but strategic CBT centre in the North-East. 2. The approval of the support to the Bwari Area Council road rehabilitation project around the Board’s National Headquarters. 3. The Approval of the transfer of two trucks of the Board to the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) for the use of a sister national assessment body. 4. The approval, in principle, of the engagement of the engagement of PENCOM in the expansion of the retirement benefits of employees of the Board in accordance with appropriate laws. 5. The approval of the delisting of the Borstal Training Institute, Kaduna, as a CBT centre owing to abuse of privilege as well as the cancellation of the results of 353 non-inmate candidates who improperly sat the last UTME at the Institute. 6. The acceptance of the plea and the subsequent lifting of the ban on 25 of the CBT centres who were involved in OneTime Password (OTP) infractions. 7. The approval given to the effect that tertiary institutions must based the stratifi cation of candidates into disciplines only on the totality of scores particularly when post-UTME and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) are added to the UTME score. 8. The approval of the participation of a directorate staff of the Board in the annual strategic course of the National Defence College.

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