Tuesday, 28 June 2016

FG Ordered Institutions to cancel Post UTME and Refund Students Money or face Sanction

The Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered all institution to Stopped the selling of Post UTME as ordered by the Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu.

According to GutsyNaija, the Federal Government made this directive, on Monday.

The Federal Government also directed that all tertiary institutions who before now have conducted the exercise to return the money paid by candidates as the exercise stand annulled.

The Statement was written through the Deputy Director (Press and Public Relations) in the ministry, Mr. Ben Bem Goong and instructed that the National Universities Commission and appropriate departments in the ministry communicate this directive to relevant agencies and institutions to ensure strict compliance.

According to him, the screening that will be recognized is such one that involves only the verification of certificates of the candidates, JAMB scores, and any other physical examination to ensure that such candidates are not cultists. Such screening should be at no cost to the parents or students and should be done upon resumption in order to avoid unnecessary travels in search of admission.

The minister will tomorrow meet with Vice chancellors, rectors and provosts as well as other stake holders to work out modalities for the conduct of admission screening.