Due to the recent issues of 2017 UTME registration, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) UI Chapter, Dr Deji Omole has called on Professor Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar to voluntarily quite the office.
The academic union also asked the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu to call the registrar to order to lessen the in bearable difficulties being encountered by JAMB candidates.
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JAMB had outlived its usefulness and the best thing is to scrap it and allow universities design their standard examination for their own candidates Dr Omole suggested.
He noted that the fact that a mock examination was stopped due to logistic reasons points to incompetence of the JAMB Registrar.
"Why will anybody make life hard for candidates who are from poor backgrounds and are struggling to live under the terrible condition the government has made them to live in?”
“Why would somebody introduce changes that are only known by members of the board?" .
"How can we ensure that the candidates prepare well for the exams when they spend weeks waiting for Personal Identification Number and are at the mercy of registration officers who force them to go to cybercafe where they have arrangements to first create their profile before they can have their PIN?” Dr Omole queried .
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