New JAMB Registrar, Oloyede Announces Five-Point Agenda To UpgradeFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, August 8th, 2016
By Ganiyu Nasirudeen
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The new Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar/Chief Executive Prof Is-haq Oloyede has announced a five-point agenda, which include staff welfare and ensure he hands over a more advanced and efficient agency.
Other areas of focus according to Prof. Oloyede are: “discipline, improved technology, transparency and advanced networking”.
The former Vice Chancellor University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) who made the declaration Monday at the handover ceremony also declared that the task of improving on the work done by his predecessor was a collective one.
The ex-University Don disclosed that whether his tenure was short, truncated or long, what was important is for him to do his bit and “leave the stage better than we met it”, just as his predecessors have done. He restated that setting the stage was a collective responsibility, noting that efforts must be made to make the Board greater.
The JAMB under his watch Prof. Oloyede tasked must hit the ground running, with the fervent hope that the same support the staff gave his predecessors which was instrumental to their success, must be replicated with him now that he is in the saddle.
Prof. Oloyede who until his appointment is the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) noted that the examination body was great already; still there was the need to make some changes.
His words: “I am inheriting a great JAMB but there is still sufficient room for improvement so that the Board can even be greater if we all change accordingly”.
The immediate past JAMB head Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, in his remarks called on staff to cooperate and support his successor – Prof. Oloyede
He assured that the new boss will make things better than he met them.
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