Reps to upgrade validity of JAMB result from present one year to three academic years

The house of Representative want to extend the validity of JAMB result from its present one year to three academic years.

This was made know to liveschoolnews.org reporter by Rep Ibrahim Ebbo.

Liveschoolnews.com.ng gathered that, A bill to amend the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Act yesterday scaled through second reading in the House of Representatives.

Rep Ibrahim Ebbo (PDP, Niger), who support the bill said Nigerians mostly the poor have been the highest in sitting for the yearly examinations, despite the increasing cost of purchasing the forms.

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The law-maker cited the West African Examination Council (WAEC), the National Examination Council (NECO) as example whose validity extends into years.

The members voted unanimously for in favour of the passage of the bill. Deputy speaker, Emeka Ihedioha who presided over the sitting then referred the bill to the education committee for further legislative duties.

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