JAMB bans parents from entering UTME venues


The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, has ordered all CBT Centres throughout the nation to not permit mother and father/guardians into the registration corridor once more.

A press release signed by JAMB Spokesman in Ilorin Workplace, Hassan Lawal, quoted Oloyede as saying that the choice was made after inspecting a number of the registration centres in Kwara, which have been overcrowded.”

The registrar mentioned it has been found that the mother and father/guardians are at all times a distraction to each candidates and the centres and on the similar time, congesting the halls by not following the COVID – 19 protocols,”

Oloyede was quoted as saying, Oloyede additionally suggested mother and father/guardians to cease pushing the training of their wards quicker than vital.

For instance, a 14 or 15-year-old shouldn’t be matured sufficient to bear the method of registration and college strain and are weak to exploitation by scammers on the market,” he mentioned.

Oloyede additionally suggested states Ministries of Training and related stakeholders who have been saddled with the duty of enrollment of scholars into secondary faculties to at all times confirm the scholars’ true age earlier than admittance into secondary faculties.

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