The Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint
Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB),
Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has stated that some
powerful forces are plotting to frustrate his
efforts ahead of the forthcoming Unified Tertiary
Matriculation Examination (UTME).
He made this known during a workshop to train
its officials ahead of the UTME exams on
He however made it clear that the board would
not return to status quo and that he was ready
to step on toes to make things work the way he
“People are bent on creating problems where
none exists. I believe their toes are very big and
I don’t mind stepping on them.
“We believe that at the end of the day, Nigerians
will know the truth and who to appreciate and
who to condemn.
“So I expect all other stakeholders involved in
the system not to sabotage the efforts of JAMB
but reciprocate such gesture and goodwill so
that we could give Nigerians the best of services
they deserve,” Oloyede said.