JAMB withdraws 2016 admission list
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation
Board (JAMB) yesterday said it has withdrawn the
list of recommended candidates for admission
earlier sent to the tertiary institutions.
In a statement issued in Abuja and signed by Head
of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, he said the
withdrawal is to ensure the university senate
perform its statutory responsibility.
The statement reads ; "This is to ensure that the
University Senate perform its statutory
responsibility of conducting the selection of
candidates and refer it to JAMB for confirmation in
line with the admission criteria of merit, catchment
and educationally disadvantaged states as directed
by the Hon Minister of Education at the policy
"The earlier list was sent to help fast track the
process of admission so as to allow other tiers of
institutions also conduct their admission.
"Candidates should not panic because this is part
of the process of the 2016 admission exercise.
JAMB regrets any inconvenience this decision
would have caused the tertiary institutions
"The Board regrets any inconvenience it's proactive
step would have caused the tertiary institutions".