JAMB Registrar Says NIN Was Introduce In The Exam To Check Malpractice

JAMB Registrar Says NIN Was Introduce In The Exam To Check Malpractice.

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), reveal that the board introduced the use of National Identity Number (NIN) for the registration of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to checkmate examination malpractices.

This was disclosed in Abuja yesterday by Oloyede, during a virtual meeting with owners of Computer Based Test Centres, service providers and other stakeholders to kick-start the 2021 UTME registration, also warned that no CBT was allowed to register candidates for NIN, adding that any centre found to engage in such act would be sanctioned.

He explained that the directive for the use of NIN as a prerequisite for registration was from the Minister of Education, saying the motive was also for security reasons.

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