The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB has suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN) for registration of applicants for 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME).
JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede announced the suspension at a briefing at the headquaters of the board in Bwari, Abuja on Saturday.
Source: The Nations News
Oloyede was joined at the briefing by the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu Aziz.
According to him, the decision was made to provide more time for candidates to get their national identification numbers.
Oloyede also stated that the suspension was to address the technical challenges experienced at some centres, adding that the exam body will consider the use of NIMC for 2021 exams.
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