2019 elections: Buhari reduces examination fees for JAMB, NECO

Ahead of the upcoming general elections in 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has just slashed the examination fees for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB and NECO. He reduced the fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu at the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting today.

According to him, the JAMB fee for the UTME will reduce from N5,000 to N3,500, the Senior Secondary School fee charge by NECO will reduce from N11,350 to N9,850 and the Basic Education certificate by NECO will reduce from N5,500 to N4,000.

According to him the new charges would become effective from January, 2019


Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]


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