Federal government has directed jamb and tertiary institutions, to proceed with the conduct of admission processes for the 2020/2021 session.
This was made known by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria in Abuja, on Tuesday.
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, urged JAMB and tertiary institutions to consider candidates with last year’s Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) and other qualifying results.
“JAMB and tertiary institutions could take advantage of the current situation and consider candidates with previous years Senior School Certificate Examination and other qualifying results to proceed on with the admission process.
Admission processes are expected to begin in August, based on the guidelines released by JAMB.
About 612,557 students were offered admission in 2019.