BREAKING: JAMB Withdraws 2016 Admission Lists Sent To Varsities, Others


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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation
Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the list of
recommended candidates for
admission earlier sent to the tertiary
institutions, the Board said in a
statement on Sunday. “This is to ensure that the University
Senate perform its statutory
responsibility of conducting the
selection of candidates and refer it to
JAMB for confirmation in line with the
admission criteria of merit, catchment and educationally disadvantaged
states as directed by the Hon Minister
of Education at the policy committee
meeting,” Fabian Benjamin, the
organisation’s head of media, said in a
statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES. “The earlier list was sent to help fast
track the process of admission so as to
allow other tiers of institutions also
conduct their admission.
“Candidates should not panic because
this is part of the process of the 2016 admission exercise. JAMB regrets any
inconvenience this decision would
have caused the tertiary institutions
“The Board regrets any inconvenience
it’s proactive step would have caused
the tertiary institutions.”