It was gathered that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has hinted that it may cancel the use of uniform cut-off points for admitting candidates that took the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The issue of cut-off marks as currently being used for admission, it said, should be subjected to national debate by stakeholders.
The Spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, gave the indication in a statement he issued on behalf of its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, on Sunday evening in Abuja.
A former Speaker, House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has said the nation’s colleges of education should have the highest cut-off points.
He said they should also attract the smartest applicants because they were crucial to development of the future of the country.
He said the current cut-off points of 130 for entry into the colleges of education did not augur well for the builders and moulders of future leaders.
Bankole said this last Thursday at the second distinguished guest lecture of the Year […]