JAMB Suspends NIN For 2020 Exams_Ada Nkong

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has suspended the use of the National Identification Number (NIN) for registration of candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede made this known on Saturday at a press conference held at the board’s headquarters in Abuja,According to Oloyede , the decision was to allow more candidates to obtain the NIN before the 2021 UTME. Registration for the UTME is expected to start on Monday and JAMB had said only candidates with the NIN would be registered for the examination.

Newsannexonline recalls that insistence on the use of NIN for 2020 UTME had let to stampedes and casualties at registration centres.

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