-Admission Seekers rejoice
The Senate on Thursday, October 13, 2016, passed for third reading and approved the extension of the validity period of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination results to three academic years.
Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jibrin Barau (APC-Kano North) said the purpose of the bill was to amend the JAMB Act to increase validity period of JAMB examination from one academic year to three academic years when presenting the report titled, “Report on bill for an Act to Amend the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board And for other matters connected thereof, 2016 (SB.245).”
Meanwhile, admission seekers across the country have expressed their joy on this new development as many see it as the beginning of a new dawn in the educational sector.
Speaking with encomium.ng Samuel Olatokun said, “This is one of the good news I have heard about our educational sector. This will greatly reduce the expenses of parents who have to enroll their children/wards for JAMB for each year they fail the examination or fail to make the cut off marks of the respective schools they apply for.”
– Oluwafemi Soewu for Encomium.ng