Stop Favouring And Giving Preferential Scores to Northern Students, el-Rufai Warns JAMB

Stop Favouring And Giving Preferential Scores to Northern Students, el-Rufai Warns JAMB


Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to stop giving “preferential scores” to students in Northern Nigeria who sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.


 
He stated this on Monday as a guest on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme monitored by

According to the governor, students in the North should not be given lower cut-off marks but the same cut-off marks as their counterparts from other parts of the country for them to be competitive nationally and internationally.

Established in 1978, is the government agency saddled with the responsibility “to conduct matriculation examinations for entry into all universities polytechnics and colleges of education in the country and to place suitably qualified candidates in the available places in these institutions”.

El-Rufai also said the current closure of schools in the state was the major goal of bandits and terrorists oppressing the state but he vowed that they won’t win, He said, “The north has always been.... Proceed Reading For More Details

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