Crawford VC urges FG to review scrapping of Post-UTME

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Published on November 29, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

FILE PHOTO: Post Utme candidates writing exams.

FILE PHOTO: Post Utme candidates writing exams.

FILE PHOTO: Post Utme candidates writing exams.

Prof. Olurotimi Ajayi, the Vice-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to review its cancellation of the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (post-UTME).

Ajayi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the cancellation of the Post-UTME and its subsequent replacement with screening might not help the university system.

The Federal Government had on June 1, scrapped the Post-UTME for candidates seeking admission into higher institutions.

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said that there was no need for another examination to be conducted by universities after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations.

“The whole idea of the…

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