of Education Malam Adamu Adamu
of Education Malam Adamu Adamu has directed 42 higher institutions that charged
over N2, 000 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) fee during
the 2017/18 admission exercise to refund the excess money to applicants.
involved to explain why disciplinary actions would not be taken against them
for violating the government’s directive which said post-UTME fee per candidate
shouldn’t exceed N2, 000.
Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede made the remarks yesterday
at stakeholders meeting on the 2018 UTME in Abuja.
institutions for charging excessive post-UTME fees and subsequently asked them
to refund the excess monies to candidates.
found the money should be given to “some non-religious orphanages,” and that a
number of the higher institutions have refunded the money and answered the
post-UTME fee before it later made not above N2,000.