The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to refund 2019 UTME candidates the N50 Quick Message Service (SMS) costs.NANS gave the ultimatum whereas accusing JAMB of exploiting Nigerian students by means of the SMS cost of N50 to get their results.
In a statement by its nationwide Senate President, Comrade Abdulmajeed Oladimeji Oyeniyi, NANS referred to as on the board to ship the examination results on to candidates’ telephone because it has their database.NANS warned that the board would face the wrath of students nationwide if the cash was not refunded in 48 hours.
Based on Oyeniyi: “We’re by no means an accident of historical past; we’re half and parcel of the battle to this point. The Nigerian students now not have faith within the board’s management and choice making.
“In a sane group, Laptop Based mostly Check (CBT) needs to be nicely deliberate earlier than execution to cater for the needs it was invented for.
“The sanity within the system ought to guarantee appropriate rapid launch of outcomes of examinations done by college students nevertheless it was unlucky that the board took almost a month to launch outcomes throughout the nation with unprofessional, unethical, non-ideological and non-technological excuses which is nothing however a shame to us as big of Africa.”