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JAMB postpones sale of UTME forms for 2018

JAMB postpones sale of UTME forms for 2018

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reportedly announced the postponement of sales of forms for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The forms were supposed to be out on Wednesday, November 22, but head of media for JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, said the postponement was because of the failure of the publisher of the texts that was to be used for the examination.

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The Nation reports that Benjamin said the publisher promised to deliver the texts on or before November 7, but failed to do so.

“As at close of work today, the publisher had not provided the 1.8 million copies required and this development painfully forced the board to shift the date from Wednesday November 22, 2017 to a date to be announced soon.

“The board regrets all inconveniences occasioned by this postponement as it is working round the clock to announce a new date soon.

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“Please note that all arrangements have been concluded for the sale of the application documents and the conduct of the examination,” the statement said. earlier reported that JAMB fixed March 9 to March 17, 2018 for the next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the country.

The date was announced by the organisation’s registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, in the morning of Wednesday, November 15.

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