The Nigerian Senate today passed the amendment to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s Act into law.
In the amendment, the Senate strengthened the Board to allow the results of students in the annual examination be valid for more than one year.
This implies that JAMB result is expected to now be valid for more than a year.
According to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFund, Senator Jibrin Barau the amendments will further strengthen the Admissions Board in its responsibilities.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, appreciated his distinguished colleagues for their work towards the passage of the bill commended that the new amendments will indeed bring financial relief to students as well as parents and reduce bottlenecks and corruption in the admission process.