Sunday, 16 October 2016

Senate extends validity of JAMB result









The Nigerian
Senate 
passed the
amendment to
the Joint
Ad
missions
and
Matriculation
Board’s Act
into law.
In the amendm
ent, the the Senate strengthened the

Board to allow the results of students in the annual
examination be valid for more than one year.

This implies that JAMB result is expected to now
be valid for more than a year.
According to the Chairman of the Senate
Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFund,
Senator Jibrin Barau the amendments will further
strengthen the Admissions Board in its
responsibilities.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, appreciated his
distinguished colleagues for their work towards the
passage of the bill commended that the new
amendments will indeed bring financial relief to
students as well as parents and reduce bottlenecks
and corruption in the admission process.








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