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JAMB remits N5billion to Federal Government and this happens…

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) remitted N5billion to the federal government’s coffers after the conduct of its 2019 unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME).

According to Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s head of media and information at the board’s weekly bulletin, tagged“JAMBULLETIN”.  

Benjamin later explained that out of the N5 billion returned to the federal government, N2 billion was given back to the board to enhance its operation. “Technically, the board returned N5 billion to the federal government but out of that amount, the board was handed N2 billion to further enhance its operation,” he said.  

Last year, his first in running the board as the registrar, Ishaq Oloyede remitted N7.8 billion to the treasury, as against the N50 million remitted by his predecessor from 2010-2016.  

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Following the huge amount recorded from the last UTME, the federal government ordered a reduction in examination fees from N5000 to N3,500.

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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: +2348061000090 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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