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We have not started sales of 2017 UTME forms – JAMB



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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the general public to disregard the speculations that it had started the sales of its application forms for 2017 UTME.

Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the board’s Head, Media and Information, debunked the speculations in a statement on Sunday, December 4, in Lagos.

According to the statement, the Registrar of the examination body, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has expressed disappointment with the development and calls on Nigerians to ignore the claims.

The statement read in part: “The public is hereby notified that JAMB has not commenced the sales of its application documents as advertised by some unknown and desperate persons.

“They are to disregard any website or individuals claiming to be in possession of these documents and offering same for sales.

“We are putting finishing touches to innovation and changes to ease the challenges associated with the procedure of application for the 2017 all Computer-Based Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

“We are looking forward to announcing the commencement of the sales of these documents very soon,’’ the statement quoted the registrar as saying.

The statement advised the public to feel free to contact the board for clarification on its activities through its website or contact numbers whenever they were in doubt.

Recall that the examination body said it will adopt “pin vending” for the 2017 UTME test.

Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the head of media and information, said that it would no longer use scratch cards, adding that intending candidates to get familiar with the new approach.

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