JAMB remits N7.8 billion to Federal Govt from 2016 UTME

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Prof. Ishaq Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it remitted N7.8 billion to Federal Government coffers
from 2016 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made this known when a delegation from National Officers Council of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) paid a visit to the board in Bwari, FCT.

Oloyede, who dismissed the speculated N5.2 billion as amount remitted to Federal Government during the period under review, said “the board paid in N7.8 billion to Federal Government and not N5.2 billion.”

He said the board would work to ensure that it met the needs of the sector and strive to sustain education standard in the country.

He called for cooperation from stakeholders in the education sector to further raise standard, saying “let us work together and…

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