Recorder of Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has come out to protect the utilization of National Identity Number (NIN) for the enlistment of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
he clarified that the assessment board acquainted this new measures with checkmate assessment misbehaviors.
Oloyede clarified that the order for the utilization of NIN as an essential for enrollment was from the Minister of Education, saying the rationale was additionally for security reasons.
Oloyede uncovered this in Abuja on Friday during a virtual gathering with proprietors of Computer Based Test Centers, specialist co-ops and different partners to launch the 2021 UTME enlistment.
“We don’t need the name of the applicant, we simply need the NIN. We will at that point do the needful to pull the information of the applicant and the interaction will go on from that point.
“It is for security reasons. For us at our little level, it assists us with dodging pantomime, yet there is a greater picture. There is frailty in the country and we realize that a considerable lot of these issues are there in light of the fact that we have recognizable proof issues. We can’t recognize each resident, where he is and what he is doing.”
He likewise uncovered that competitors should utilize open SIM cards which have never been utilized for UTME enlistment.
He expressed that conversations were progressing with the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, to give a molded waiver to an expected 20 percent of up-and-comers without SIM cards.