Tech/May 26, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/223 views /TechTechnology JAMB: Lawyer Queries Exam Body Over Conduct Of UTMEshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelJAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede/YouTube A legal practitioner, Geoffrey Oparaji, has faulted the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for conducting examinations and aptitude tests for non-educational institutions, Concise News has learned. Geoffrey has also written to the JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede asking to stop such an act as it contravenes the statute that established the body. Even though he lauded the examination body for its achievements thus far, he said 5(1)(a) and (2) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Act Chapter 193 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria forbad JAMB from conducting examinations for non-educational institutions. ALSO READ Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Saturday, June 8th, 2019His letter to the JAMB registrar went thus: “I humbly refer you to the provisions of section 5(1)(a) and (2) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Act that provides thus: Section 5(1)(a) stated, “Notwithstanding the provisions of any other enactment, the Board shall be responsible for the general control of the conduct of matriculation examinations for admissions into all universities, polytechnics, (by whatever name called in Nigeria. ‘”For the avoidance of doubt, the Board shall be responsible for determining matriculation requirements and conducting examination leading to undergraduate admissions and also for admission to National Diploma and the Nigeria Certificate in Education courses but shall not be responsible for examinations or any other selective process for post-graduate courses and any other courses offered by the tertiary institutions. The lawyer argued that the above provisions restricted JAMB only to conducting examinations listed in the said Act. He, therefore, accused the JAMB of acting with total disregard for its enabling law. “I specifically refer you to the Board’s recent involvement in the Nigeria Police recruitment of staff and personnel. That is, selection and conducting test examinations. “Also the advert in some of the Nigerian daily newspapers indicating the board’s willingness and preparedness to bid for contracts from individuals, public, corporate bodies, governments and agencies for recruitment of staff, conduct aptitude tests and other related and allied services and activities.” ALSO READ Skuki Set To Release Sophomore 'Afrobeat' Album |Nigeria NewsThe post JAMB: Lawyer Queries Exam Body Over Conduct Of UTME appeared first on Concise News. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleUse Policy Summits To Tweak Gov’t Programs – Oguaa Manhenenext articleFree SHS Has Reduced Our Poverty– Garu ChiefRelated Posts445 shares Tech/June 20, 2019 /No Comment Police React To UK’s Warning Against Travelling To 21 States In Nigeria466 shares Tech/June 20, 2019 /No Comment Latest N-Power Online News Headlines For Thursday, June 20thNigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Thursday, June 20th, 2019N-Power Creative Training Starting Date RevealedOgun Election Tribunal: Akinlade Raises Alarm On Threat To LivesTransfer News: Pogba Decides His Next TeamLatest World Biafra Online News Update For Today, June 20Nigeria Governors’ Forum Sits Over Security, IGRTRCN: Why It Is Important You Become A Qualified Teacher & How To Go About ItUNILORIN Speaks On Post-UTME Screening Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.