JAMB postpones sale of 2018 application forms

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JAMB postpones sale of 2018 application forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)
on Tuesday said it has postponed the sale of its 2018 application forms
for intending candidates. The Board disclosed this in a statement, signed by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

According
Benjamin the sale of the application documents, which was scheduled to
start on  Nov. 22 suffered delay due to the publishers’ inability to
print  the 1.8 million copies of the forms before the deadline.


This postponement was due to the delay in meeting agreed deadline by
the publisher of the Compulsory Reading Text meant for prospective
candidates for the 2018 UTME.

“The publisher had promised to deliver
all the texts for the 2018 candidates on or before Nov.7 but as at close
of work today, the publisher has not provided the 1.8m copies required.
“This development has painfully, forced the Board to shift the date from Wednesday, Nov.22 to a date to be announced soon.”
Benjamin
said the Board would work round the clock to ensure a new date was
announced soon while urging intending applicants to visit the boards
website and familiarise themselves with the application procedures.
This,
he said , would help them to understand the process as well as help
them fill the form smoothly and also “brighten their chances of getting admission.
“Please
note that all arrangements have been concluded for the sale of the
application documents and the conduct of the examination.

“All
reforms and the process of registration have been made very friendly
and easy for candidates desirous of applying for the 2018 exercise.
“The advertisement when out will explain step by step the processes of obtaining the application e-pins and registration, ” the board said.

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