The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has de-listed 14 Laptop Primarily based Take a look at (CBT) centres out of the 712 accredited as a consequence of infractions like technical hitch and deceit.
Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this recognized when he led the Minister of Training, Malam Adamu Adamu on a go to to some CBT centres in Abuja throughout the mock examination on Monday, NAN studies.
Oloyede stated that the 698 centres left within the operations had been prepared for the conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Training (UTME) scheduled to carry between April 11 and April 15.
He added that the board was ready for the over 157,000 candidates sitting for the examinations.
“Thus far so good, all of the centres are doing very nicely. Of the 712, we have now needed to dis-accredit 14 this morning for one infraction or the opposite
“Some had technical issues and a few as a consequence of deceit whereby a few of them will go and borrow some computer systems and considering that we’ll not know.
“These centres we found went forward to borrow laptop techniques for the exams have been dis-accredited and we have now reposted techniques.
“Now, we have now about 698 centres left within the operation however we have now distributed the scholars throughout board.”
Oloyede added that the mock examination was free in JAMB owned centres because it was a approach the board will get the operations of the system prepared forward of the primary examinations.
He stated solely candidates writing the mock examinations at personal owned CBT centres would pay N700.
The registrar additionally condemned the assault on the lives of two of the board’s workers engaged within the conduct of the mock examinations in Lagos.
In response to him, the very first unhappy factor that we seen was that two of our workers had been virtually murdered in Lagos.
“There was an try on their lives at Lagos State Polytechnic. For no matter purpose they had been moist with petrol they usually had been to be set ablaze.
“Now we have despatched a rescue crew they usually took them to the hospital. We’re nonetheless trying into what occur however we have now evacuated our workers from the place.
“We hope that whoever tried that, the legislation enforcement businesses is not going to permit such an assault on harmless officers of presidency who went about their regular enterprise,’’ he stated.
Adamu, who spoke to newsmen on the finish of the monitoring expressed confidence on the profitable conduct of the examination on April 11.
He, subsequently, known as on centres bent on perpetrating infractions to desist from such acts.
“Every thing is occurring wonderful. The evaluation of the examination is that every little thing is occurring so as and from the report I’m receiving from everywhere in the nation, every little thing is ok.
“I’ll advise these centres perpetrating some type of malpractices to cease and cling to no matter tips given by JAMB in any other case the identical destiny will befall them. From what I’ve seen at present, JAMB is prepared for the examinations,’’ the minister stated.