• Senate suspends amendment of JAMB Act

    Senate suspends amendment of JAMB Act

    According to reports, the Senate on Wednesday said it has suspended the amendment of the Act establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in order to allow for adequate consultation with stakeholders.

    The red chamber had approved the extension of the validity of the results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) being conducted by JAMB to three years.

    The decision, the senate had said, was granted to reduce the financial burden of the examination on parents, students and JAMB.

    Chairman, Senate […]