It had been reported that no fewer than 1.6 million candidates registered for the 2022 UTME/DE examinations. Nothing less than 750 computer-based test centres have been prepared for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry Examinations billed to commence on Friday (today).
According to the JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, during a virtual meeting with members of examination committees, a total of 750 test centres would be used for the exercise.
Oloyede, who was quoted in the weekly magazine of the board made in Abuja on Thursday, also acknowledged the committee’s support towards the board.
JAMB also noted that it would be conducting four examination sessions instead of its traditional three sessions in some centres across the country.
Test Centres where JAMB will be conducting four examination sessions
The affected centres are situated in the following examination towns:
- Abule Egba/Agege/Ikeja( Lagos)
- Mainland (Lagos)
- Funtua/ Malumfashi (Katsina)
Meanwhile, Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Osun State Command, Olabisi Atanda, has said in Osogbo on Thursday that 100 personnel would be deployed for the examinations in the state.
The command also reiterated its commitment to the prevention of any act that could jeopardise the successful conduct of the examinations across the state.
Goodluck to all the candidates participating in JAMB 2022 UTME/DE examinations!