The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted twenty-five Computer Based Test (CBT) Centres following their alleged poor performance on Saturday when the conduct of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination commenced nationwide.

Spokesman of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin in a statement on Sunday in Abuja said: “The following centres whose performance fell below the tolerable limit of the JAMB during the conduct of the 2021 UTME on Saturday, June 19, 2021 are hereby delisted.”

He said candidates posted to any of the affected centres were required to await further directives by checking their profile, email addresses and SMS on their registered phone for a new date.

The 25 delisted CBT centres are: Benue State: Harry Pass Polytechnic CBT Centre, off Gboko Ameladu Road, along Ortese Market after CDM Academy, Gboko, Benue State and Delta State: Izisco Obos Institute of Maritime Studies and Technology, 2 Igbesivwe Street, off Okere-Ugborikoko Road, Warri, Delta State.

In Edo State, Oseni Elamah ICT Institute, 39, Poly Road, Auchi; Givitec CBT Centre, 192, Murtala Mohammed Way, By Ekiosa Market, Benin- City and Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja, Edo State were delisted.

The following were also affected, Gef Systems Ltd., Public Service Institute of Nigeria, (PSIN) Dutse Junction, Kubwa Express Way, Abuja, Oru East CBT Centre (Foe ICT) Oru East LGA Headquarters Omuma, in Imo State; Bethel Baptist High School, Km 6 Kachia Road, Marmara Damishi, Kujama; Zabib College No 11 Umar Abdullahi Tsauri Road, Unguwar Dosa, Kaduna and St. Albert Institute, Fadan-Kagoma, Kafanchan, Kaduna State.

Others are: Massino Computer CBT, 35 Assembly Hall Road, By Limca B/Stop, Itoga Badagry; IP Soft Technologies Ltd.36, Mobil Road Beside Ashanti Barracks Apapa; Institute of Criminal Justice and Criminology Adminstration. 7th Ave. Oppositr K Close, Alakiga B/Stop Festac Town; Sweet Valley Educational Services, Mike Anison Close, off Ayeni Str, 2nd Junction, Governor’s Road, Ikotun; Certified Institution of Shipping, CISN B/Stop, Near Magbon Badagry and Al-Miyzan Schools CBT Centre, Al-Miyzan Close, Adams Estate, Ikotun, all in Lagos State.

The Board also removed from the approved list, the following CBT Centres, Nasarawa State Aunty Alice Schools, 48 Aunty Alice School Road, Mararaba, Karu LGA, Nasarawa State; The Federal Polytechnic, along Ondo-Ipetu, Ijesha Road, Ile-Oluji, Ondo State; King Emmanuel College ICT Centre, 34-40 King Emmanuel Street, Showboy Rd, Ore, Ondo State; Oduduwa University, Opposite Ife-Ibadan Expressway Roundabout, Ipetumodu, Osun State and Federal College of Education (Special), E-Library, Centre 1, Oyo, Oyo State.

The remaining delisted centres are: St Augustine’s Academy, Solomon Lar Way, Before Saturday Market Junction, Langtang, Plateau State; Skolak Resources Ltd, BZ 3 Sardauna Crescent Off Junction Road, Kaduna, Kaduna State and Government Secondary School Tundun Wada, Area 10, Garki, Abuja.

UPDATE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates affected by the de-listing of 24 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres to reprint their examination notification slips for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry Examination.

The board, who disclosed this in a statement by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin on Monday in Abuja, said the new directive applies to centres de-listed.

The statement reads: “Candidates who were scheduled to take examination in delisted cantres can proceed to print their examination notification slips from Sunday, 20th, 2021 for their new schedule date and time.

“This applies only to centres delisted.

“You will recall that 24 centres were delisted for performing below the tolerable limit of the Board while over 40 others were put on the watch list.”

JAMB, on Saturday de-listed 24 centres saying their performance fell below the tolerable limit of the board during the conduct of the ongoing 2021 UTME.

Net/Babatunde Tiamiyu

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