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Federal Govt gives tertiary institutions go ahead to conduct post-UTME

The Federal Government has aerial the ban on the conduct of examinations usually organised by universities for acceptance seekers afterwards the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

Minister of Education Adamu Adamu said in Abuja that universities, polytechnics and added institutions were chargeless to organise post-UTME screening as a pre-condition to gaing admission into public institutions.

He explained that the Federal Government scrapped the arguable examination in adjustment to absolutely accept what was going on in the institutions.

The minister added that the government was now wiser apropos the conduct of the examination.

Adamu, in June endure year at a accumulated action affair on admissions to Universities, Polytechnics and added college institutions in Nigeria, in Abuja banned the examination.

He apprenticed the institutions and its authorities to accomplish the fees for the post-UTME screening affordable in adjustment not to appoint huge financial burdens on parents.

“The minister said: “We are traveling to acquiesce universities to accept some choice. Universities can now adjudge to organise post-UTME, if they want.

“We have asked them not to appoint huge financial burdens on the parents. The fee should not be added than what they can bear.”

He bidding aplomb in the test conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Adamu, who hailed the administration of JAMB for remitting N5 billion to the Federal Government, said the money was the accomplished so far in the endure 40 years of JAMB’s existence.

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