The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) speaking after the JAMB mock examination has disclosed that the exam was a success and actually exceeded the expectations of the board.
Prof Oloyede equally disclosed that 153,000 candidates across the country sat for the JAMB mock in the over 633 centres used nationa wide.
According to him, the purpose of the mock examination was to test JAMB’s new technology and it has proved to be perfect which means that JAMB is more than ready for the main examination which begins May 13th, 2017. He stated that the reports gotten from over 90 percent of the examination centres used have been positive.
He further stated that this shows that works elsewhere across the world should work in Nigeria.
“We believe we can do it efficiently; we will continue to do our best.” He stated.
Most of the operators of the examination centres commended JAMB for a job well done.
A candidate, Miss Hadiza Abdullahi, told newsmen that the mock examination had improved her level of confidence ahead of the main exam. She described the examination as encouraging, adding that she expects to sit for the main examination well-equipped. Abdullahi, however appealed to the board to put measures in place to enable candidates wanting to register for future exam to do so with ease. The mock examination held in three sessions, including the JAMB headquarter and CBT centre in Kogo community.