House Of Reps Asks JAMB to Reduce Cost of Application Forms

Members of the House of Representatives have asked the Federal Ministry of Education to cut the cost of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application forms by 50%.

Similarly the House members equally asked the Federal Ministry of Education to equally ensure that the cost of other serviceslike Change of Course and institution form be either free or be reduced to at least N500.

House Of Reps Asks JAMB to Reduce Cost of Application Forms

According to James Faleke (APC, Lagos)  who proposed the motion, JAMB has become a profit making venture to the detriment of educational and social development of the country.

He reminded the members of the house that JAMB as a government agency is not set up for profit making but to promote educational development of the young citizens in pursuit of their professional careers.

At the end, the house mandated its committee on basic education to ensure compliance and report back in two weeks.

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Comments (10)

Damilola
4 weeks ago
The house of representatives are good people.I love them.Imagine JAMB selling her form at the rate of #6,500 and above, it is unfair.Something should be done.More power to their(House of representatives) elbow.
  • hermedora: during the time of dibu ojerinde, they don't know they should reduce the price then. now that oloyede has let them know how profitable jamb was they are talking. good for people who still coming sha
    Like 0    Dislike 0   4 weeks ago
stephcruzdiva
4 weeks ago
I love this. its a good change. I hope jamb listens to them. it would be good
LuckyBae_O
4 weeks ago
very true!...
I just hope they take this seriously and look into it.
Cause its heartbreaking how one would purchase the jamb form plus registeration for #6500n!...c'mon, jamb form ooo..
Biko,we want to see possible transmission,sorry transfusion.....i mean transmission,,of the alleged proposed action with effects oo.
isotopy2188
4 weeks ago
It's Good.If House Of Rep. Can Do It,they Are Talking About Reduce Of Jamb Fees Plenty Time But They Are Nt Makes Any Action On It.
Eienstein
4 weeks ago
Its not a matter of reducing cost, Government should try and increase the number of University facility,Lecturers, and increase the number of Candidate gaining Admission into Universities...

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