Senate Plans to Make JAMB Results Valid for Three YearsFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja
The Senate on Thursday concluded the amendment of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act, which made the validity period of the results to three years.
The Senate adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Education that the UTME results should have a validity period of three years to reduce the financial burden on parents.
It also resolved that the examination fees be reviewed downward to N2,500, while the change of course and institution forms as well as any other charges pertaining to JAMB examinations be free.
The bill was sponsored by Senator Joshua Lidani, representing Gombe South Senatorial District.
Lidani led the debate for an Act to amend the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act and for other matters connected there with.
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