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JAMB Result to Last For Three Years, Post UTME Finally Cancelled

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JAMB Result to Last For Three Years, Post UTME Finally Cancelled –

Nigeria’s peak law making body, the senate has gone into law a bill which expands the legitimacy of any possibility for a time of three academic years from the date of the lead of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This implies candidates can now utilize JAMB result for three back to back years.


The senate additionally pronounced ‘post-utme‘ unlawful and illegal, re-instating JAMB as the focal affirmation body with respect to post-auxiliary establishment. Thinking on the report by the Senator Barau Jibrin drove Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, of a Bill for an Act to correct the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Act and different matters associated thereof, 2016( SB.245), the legislators revised subsection (an) of area 5 to peruse as takes after: ” 5(b) the Matriculations Examinations led by the Board should be the sole examinations required for affirmation and passage into all Universities, ” Polytechnics (by whatever name called) and Colleges of Education (in which other name it can be called), to the prohibition of some other establishment or body.”

With the passage of the bill, it would now require the president to consent to the bill where it would then turn into a law and with the bill originating from the Executive, President Muhammadu Buhari may not postpone in the marking of the bill into law. It would be reviewed that on Wednesday first June 2016, the Senate of Federal Republic at its sitting read Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board  Amendment charge 2016 (SB.245) the second time and alluded same to the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Tetfund. The motivation behind the bill was to change the JAMB Act to expand legitimacy time of JAMB examination from one academic year to three academic years.

The Committee in considering the Bill, made reference to Votes and Proceedings and Verbatim reports of Wednesday second March 2016, especially to the commitments of Members in regards to the monetary hardship experienced yearly by guardians/gatekeepers in Sponsoring the contender for JAMB examination. On the three year legitimacy of the outcome, the report said, ” Validity of Section 6: ” “6. (i)any examination led by the Board compliant with the forces presented by this Act might be legitimate for a time of three academic years from the date of the examination.

The fact about it, JAMB result will last for three years. These will take effect as from next year UTME.



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