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UTME 2019: JAMB News Roundup For Sunday, May 19th, 2019

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today Sunday, May 19th, 2019.

Below is a roundup of top stories on UTME results.

Multiple registrations: After JAMB, FG orders other exam bodies to sanitise process

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said on Saturday that the Federal Government had directed all examination bodies in the country to sanitise their registration process and curb multiple registrations as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board embarked on.

The minister said the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination where lots of examination malpractices were uncovered revealed “a lot of rot in the education system” and the government must address the decay.

Education Minister hails JAMB for service delivery, integrity

The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for ensuring service delivery to the public.

The minister said this during the unveiling of the remodelled JAMB Headquarters Complex in Bwari Abuja, on Saturday.

Adamu, represented by Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National University Commission said that the board’s show of integrity was worth emulating.

According to him, this has continued to be the flagship of the education sector in terms of transparent and honest service delivery.

Man Recounts Writing JAMB 8 Times, Graduates With 2nd Class Upper

A mass communication graduate of Ahmadu Bello University recounts how he wrote JAMB 8 times before getting admission and celebrates his new achievement as he graduates with a Second class upper degree.

Facebook user, Gabriel ‘Rymboxx’ Akhuetie shared his story with his followers, he wrote;

“Today I drove to Zaria to collect my certificate from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University.

“When I got it, i looked at the piece of paper that practically sum up my 4 years in ABU and couldn’t help but remember how I struggled with JAMB and admission so badly that it became shameful especially because the least I ever scored was 235 and I was applying for “an easy to get course” mass communication. In total, I wrote JAMB 8 times! 8 good times!!”


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Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.




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