NO INSTITUTION IS MANDATED TO COLLECT FEES FOR REGULARIZATION: JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB says it has received complaints from some parents and students that some institutions are collecting money ranging from N10,000 to N80,000 from candidates purportedly for the processing of late or irregular admissions.

The Board in a statement signed by its head of public affairs Dr. Fabian Benjamin dissociates itself from this exploitative act saying it has not requested any institution to collect any fee on its behalf.

While noting that The Board also does not demand or accept any fee from any of the institutions the statement added that An advertisement on the process and procedure for post 2017 infraction would soon be widely published.

However, candidates with similar challenges who were admitted before 2017, can simply go online and pay a fee of not more than N5000 for the UTME Registration form which they had failed to obtain ab initio.

If done, Their details would afterwards be captured, scrutinised and if minimally qualified then letters of admission would be released to them.

It will be recalled that the Board had announced the stoppage of condonement of illegal admission from 2017. This was to address the irregularities in the admission process, ensure the accuracy of admission statistics as well as ensure transparency in the admission process.

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