The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has temporarily suspended all activities requiring physical contacts in all its offices and centres nationwide. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos.
According to the statement, the development is in line with the professional advice of government on the safety of all persons in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic around the globe.
“All candidates and members of the general public should hereby note that the board has temporarily suspended all its activities that will be requiring physical contacts in all its offices around the country.
“The board has equally upgraded its ticketing online services which are available to attend to enquiries, complaints as well as handle some services. “Candidates can access the services on the board’s website, www.jamb.org.ng and also through candidate’s profile. “Enquiries and complaints can be lodged on ‘support .jamb.gov.ng,” it said. The statement explained that all services requiring biometric verification were henceforth suspended until further notice. It assured the public of the board’s prompt and adequate services online, adding that the situation would be reviewed regularly.