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JAMB Registrar seeks Northwest Varsity cooperation

The new Registrar and Chief Executive of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq O. Oloyede OFR, FNAL has solicited for the cooperation of Northwest University, Kano in all the activities of the board.

Prof. Oleyede who made the disclosure when he led he management staff of the board on a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the Northwest University, Kano in his office recently, said Northwest University should participate in JAMB Exams by establishing CBTC centre. “I appeal that the University should get its team ready to participate in monitoring JAMB exams.

“Universities have role to ensure JAMB exams are efficient rather than just universities fold their hands and start condemning JAMB examinations. Do your own beat by assisting JAMB to ensure efficiency. Assisting JAMB is also assisting yourself by getting qualified students”, he maintaned.

He charged institutions in the country to come up with programmes that will impact positively on the community.

Responding, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Mustapha Ahmad Isa while expressing appreciation to the management of JAMB over the visit, briefed them on the overview of the university.

Prof. Isa explained that Northwest University is ready to partner with JAMB in striving towards excellence on its activities, stressing that plans have reached advanced stage by the university to have CBT Centre, stating that the university has a computer department which possessed most of the facilities required.

The Vice-Chancellor reaffirmed his determination in improving the life of the immediate community.

He appealed to the JAMB registrar to revisit the issue of “more preferred” and “preferred’’ in their application form, pointing out that the situation has created a lot of confusion among the applicants, adding that writing “first” and “second” choice would be more understandable to the applicants.