An educationist, Mr Ike Onyechere, Onyechere,
Chairman, Exam Ethics Marshals International, an
NGO, has urged the Federal Government to
decentralise admission process by allowing
tertiary institutions to select their candidates
without contribution from any co-ordinating body.
According to him, tertiary institutions should be
given complete autonomy to select applicants for
specific programmes based on their criteria.
“I think the admission of students should be
“Tertiary institutions should be allowed to admit
their students in line with the law setting them
“I find it a little bit surprising that a university is
free to admit candidates for master’s and
doctorate degrees but cannot admit for
undergraduate degrees; it doesn’t make sense to
me,’’ he said.