The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday.

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The meeting, scheduled to take place in Abuja, is to evaluate the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

Spokesperson for JAMB, Fabian Benjamin made the disclosure on Monday, in Lagos.

Benjamin said the meeting would witness stakeholders devising creative ideas on the conduct of the examination and recognize possible areas for review.

He added that among the stakeholders anticipated to be at the meeting were Foreign Affairs Ministry officials, university lecturers, vice- chancellors and rectors of polytechnics, he said.

Benjamin said, “We are also expecting top media executives, state commissioners of education and heads of colleges of education.

“Other stakeholders expected at the meeting are labour unions of Nigeria universities such as ASUU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), among others.’’

Akahi News recalls that a similar meeting had been held by JAMB and owners of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres and administrators nationwide, to assess the registration and conduct of the 2017 UTME.

During the meeting with CBT centre administrators, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, had stated new strategies that would reinforce the integrity and general conduct of the examination.

Akahi News also recalls that the JAMB boss had prohibited the use of pens, wrist watches and other devices as part of the newly introduced measures for the 2018 UTME.

According to Oloyede, experience has indicated that some candidates were using the devices to commit examination malpractices.

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