JAMB Candidates Stage
Protest, Destroy JAMB Zonal
Report has it that some prospective JAMB
candidates yesterday in Benue State, Markurdi
staged a protest at the zonal office of the
examination body located along George Akume
Road, Makurdi, Benue State over what they
described as the tedious manner JAMB was
taking to enrol candidates for this year’s
It was learnt that the aggrieved candidates
hurled stones and shattered some of the
windows of the building that serves as JAMB
zonal office in the state.
Not done, they proceeded to block the road with
bonfires which disrupted the free flow of
It took the intervention of policemen deployed in
the area to calm the situation.
Reacting to this, the zonal coordinator, Mr
Samuel Umoru, said that the applicants were not
patient enough, adding that those who were
patient had been registering.