ASUU Strike: JAMB Releases Update on Fresh Students’ Status

ASUU Strike: JAMB Releases Update on Fresh Students’ Status

  • Professor Ishaq Oloyede, the JAMB registrar, has disclosed that no admission has been deferred on cancelled by the examination board
  • The JAMB boss was reacting to speculations on the admission status of the newly admitted students before ASUU went on its 8 months strike
  • Oloyede, however, said the examination board did not have the power to regulate or determine the academic calendars of the institutions

FCT, Abuja - The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it has not deferred or cancelled any admission into the university, polytechnic or college of education.

Vanguard reported that the examination board reiterated the protracted strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had not affected the admission.

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JAMB says the ASUU strike would not affect students' admission Photo Credit: JAMB

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The board's registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, said this on Wednesday, October 26, while declaring open the national executive council (NEC) of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Association Institutions (NASU) in Abuja.

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Oloyede stated that JAMB cannot and will not determine the university calendar and that the examination board is only a coordinating institution.

His statement reads in part:

“The onus of admitting students lie on the respective institutions. JAMB is a coordinating centre. JAMB cannot and will not determine institutions’ calendars. You are aware that universities and special institutions are still in their 2020/2021 academic session.”

RCCG, MURIC clash over alleged barring of Muslim students at Redemption Camp’s JAMB, and WAEC centres earlier reported that the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) have again crossed paths.

MURIC is accusing RCCG of religiously discriminating against Muslim students by denying them access to Redemption City for JAMB and WAEC registration.

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The Islamic has called on the two examination body to relocate their examination centres from Redemption City.

How to check and print results of 2022 mop-up UTME results as JAMB makes important announcement

The results of the mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), which took place on Saturday, August 6, are out.

Recall that the mop-up exam was conducted in ten centres across five states after JAMB cancelled the initial results due to exam malpractice.

To check the results, candidates should simply send RESULT to 55019 using the same phone number that they had used for registration.


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