2021 UTME Exams: Stakeholders Hail JAMB On Security, Logistics

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has commenced the 2021 UTME examination Nationwide.

The examination which started in some centres in the Federal Capital Territory around 8am witness a large turnout of candidates who had come out in their numbers to sit for this years examination.

Speaking to journalists after monitoring the exercise in some centres, a member of the High Impact committee for the exercise, commended the efforts of JAMB at ensuring that  the COVID -19 protocols were enforced, but lamented that the holding rooms for the candidates were too small hence the inability of the candidates to observe the social distancing component of the covid 19 protocol.

Earlier, A Former  MD of Daily Times, Mr Aliu Akoshile who was also on the field to monitor the exercise said the conduct of the examination was very smooth as JAMB has put in so much in the training of it’s staff  in handling the pressure that usually characterize the anxious candidates.
He advised prospective candidates to try and participate in the mock examination conducted by JAMB before the real exercise, as this will help acquaint them with the real situation.

At the digital bridge one of the centre for the examination, Mr mbang Edet a parent, described the security put in place by JAMB as top notch , as he urge the board to continue in that line lamenting that the security situation in the country now deserves such efforts in order to forestall any unforseen circumstances.

He however called on JAMB to try and keep to time as the examination at the centre commenced a little behind schedule.

On her part miss Ozo Faith Chidinma a candidate who is pleading with JAMB to extend the time for the examination session said she is feeling bad that she could not cross check her work before submitting because the time was too short.

The examination which started on the 19th of June is expected to end on the 3rd of July.

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