This is a bad news for those who feel that Jamb will extend the registration deadline for Jamb 2017.
Following the controversies, stress and delay behind the current Jamb registration, one would have expected the Jamb registration deadline to be extended. However, the reverse is the case.
Have has again vowed not to extend the registration deadline. You may want to go through the details below:
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB will not extend the registration period. JAMB has so far registered 600, 000 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country.
Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head of Public Relations JAMB, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT.
According to him, “we have already registered 600, 000 candidates since sales of form began March 20, how can there be inadequate centres or lack of manpower, when we have more than 400 centres.
“There is no such delay as alleged by some candidates, the issue here is that plenty people are registering for the UTME at the same time.
“The internet is working, if it is not working how then we arrived at the total of 600, 000 that have so far been duly registered.
“Large numbers of applicants seeking to register for UTME go to the Banks allocated for the exercise that is why there seem to be some form of delays and irregularities.
“Before we used three banks and now it is 15 banks because the period is short, but we are not going to extend the registration period, before deadline every candidate will register,” he said.
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