JAMB Post-UTME Screening Exercise Should be optional – Professor Tola Badejo,

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“Why should you tell somebody not to organise a
screening when before you leave any University,
you have to be found competent in character and
learning.”
Former Vice Chancellor of Wesley University,
Professor Tola Badejo, has advised the Federal
Government to make the post Unified Tertiary
Matriculation Examination (UTME) optional.
Speaking to Channels TV on Monday, June 13, he
said that authorities of various institutions should
be allowed to decide how to accept candidates.
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“ Why should you tell somebody not to organise a
screening when before you leave any University,
you have to be found competent in character and
learning.
“If I have to do that, why should someone tell me
not to interview every candidate? ” the university
don questioned.
The professor also cited instances where he was
able to discover students with potential criminal
traits during interview, stressing that government
should “make it optional.”

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JAMB Post-UTME Screening Exercise Should be optional – Professor Tola Badejo,ngstudents.com

In his earlier address at the 2016 Policy Meeting
of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board
(JAMB), the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu
Adamu, affirmed that universities could screen
candidates admitted by JAMB, but warned
against students being subjected to a second
written examination. »
“ As far as I am concerned, the nation has
confidence in what JAMB is doing. The universities
should not be holding another examination and if
the universities have any complain against JAMB,
let them bring it and then we will address it, ” he
said.

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