During an interview on Monday at Yola, the Zonal Coordinator of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Adamawa said that more than a 100 candidate for the year 2018 JAMB exam were absent.
“No fewer than 100 candidates missed writing the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Adamawa” He said
“Since the examination commenced last Friday, a total of 3,115 candidates sat for the examination in five designated centres in the state”
He said since exam commenced, there hadn’t been any official complaint from the candidates who were alleged to have missed papers.
“Also, according to our records, about 100 candidates did not show up to write the examination,” Aliyu said.
According to the official, the examination was going on smoothly in all the five centres across the state without any problem regarding the network.
Security operatives were seen carrying out their duties, screening candidates entering the premises of the examination and securing the location
He pointed the various exam locations in the state saying that centres were located in Federal Polytechnic Mubi; Federal College of Education, Yola; American University of Nigeria, Yola; Aliyu Mustapha College Yola and the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola.
He lodged a complaint that a centre lacked of conducive atmosphere which he said was the American University of Nigeria centre, where candidates were writing the examination under excessive weather condition.
“The excessive hot condition at the centre will likely affect the performance of the candidates,” Aliyu said.