December 2, 2022



Affixing signatures to indemnity varieties, for accountability – JAMB 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated it has mandated heads of tertiary establishments in Nigeria to affix their signatures to indemnity varieties submitted by candidates in search of to mainstream their underhand admissions as a way to guarantee accountability.

A launch signed by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, Monday, famous that an indemnity kind is a safety doc on admissions which was designed by the Board to authenticate the genuineness of data equipped by candidates.

“Additionally, the shape would additionally indemnify the Board within the technique of granting approvals sought by candidates for  sure processes reminiscent of condonement of irregular admissions accomplished by tertiary establishments exterior the  Central Admissions Processing  System (CAPS), correction of knowledge within the college transfers, software to sandwich and distant studying programmes, amongst others,” Benjanin stated.

He stated finishing the shape and appending signatures by applicable heads of establishments, would foster accountability.

He famous that the essence of the indemnity is, due to this fact, to make sure that solely real candidates  are endorsed by respective heads of establishments, as any candidate who will get such endorsement and is later discovered to be pretend, might end in applicable 

sanctions being meted out to the  culpable heads of establishments.

“This was contained within the remarks made by Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, JAMB, on Tuesday, ninth August, 2022, when he performed host to the Affiliation of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) who paid him a courtesy go to in his workplace in Bwari, Abuja.”

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