JAMB to begin sanctioning students over illegal admission


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB has said it will withdraw and sanction students caught with illegal admissions starting from the 2021/2022 academic sessions.

The board’s Director of Public Relations, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with news men on Sunday.

The report revealed that no fewer than 706,189 illegal admissions were uncovered in 114 universities, 137 polytechnics, 80 colleges of education, and 37 other institutions.

The board further warned that no students should accept admission if not from JAMB CAPS.

According to JAMB, admissions to first degree, ND, HND, NCE including full time, part-time, distance learning, outreach, sandwich, among others must be processed ONLY through JAMB CAPS.

“Anyone caught during this 2021/2022 academic session will have his or her admissions withdrawn and such a person will be sanctioned.”

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