The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Southwest zone has rejected the new cut-off mark decided upon by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
In a statement signed by Obanobi Bidemi (General Secretary) and Olatinwo Jeremiah (Public Relations Officer) of NANS Zone D it called on EFCC to probe the accounts of JAMB, noting that, it has been compromised.
Read statement below:
The fraudulent eligibility regulation of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been brought to the notice of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS) Southwest Nigeria Zone. It is a con game, it is malicious, mischeavous, savage, lame and nonsensical.
Over 40 million Nigerian students at home and in Diaspora want the JAMB registrar to define the word “CHOICE of INSTITUTION”. Why would I be posted to a school I never applied for? Why would I be posted to a school above my parents’/sponsors’ means.
We saw this trend coming from last year when the myopic board reduced the options of institution of choice from six to three claiming it is to save students from the fraudulent activities of tertiary institutions in the process of admitting students.
We call on the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to begin a probe into the accounts of the admission board, its registrar and top echelon as it has been paid by proprietors of private tertiary institutions hence the bastardisation of the admission exercise – a great semblance to the scandal that rocked the world football governing body, FIFA.
Nigerian students pass a vote of no confidence in the JAMB registrar and hereby call for the immediate sack of the JAMB registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde.
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Source:: PM Newspaper