FG directs JAMB, tertiary institutions to begin 2020/2021 admission processes

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The federal government has directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and tertiary institutions, to commence with the admission processes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

This was according to a remark by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria in Abuja, on Tuesday.

Mallam Adamu Adamu who was represented by Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba urged JAMB to take advantage of the current situation and proceed with the admission process for candidates with qualifying results.
“JAMB and tertiary institutions could take advantage of the current situation and consider candidates with previous years Senior School Certificate Examination and other qualifying results to proceed on with the admission process.
“Whatever arrangement that the country comes up within the long-run will surely accommodate those who will be taking the examination when the opportunity to do so is worked out,” he said.


  1. Schools should reopen since the coronavirus is rarely contacted by persons beloe 30 years. If one have to rely on NcDc figures being dished out everyday, we will never come out of lockdown

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