The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has informed candidates to book appointment before visiting its office.
JAMB’s head of media and information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who said this during an interview session with journalists in Lagos, noted that an appointment should be booked via phone prior to visiting for any transaction. He added that candidates could start booking appointments to visit the office from Thursday, July 2.
Benjamin hinted that the new development was in line with the safety measures provided by the NCDC to combat the ravaging COVID-19 in the Country. He said this is to ensure that JAMB offices are free from crowd in order to maintain safety standards.
”Before this time, candidates had been calling the board concerning one or two issues and need to visit our offices physically to get these issues sorted out.
”With the ease of inter-state movement lockdown, for instance, those who have been yearning to visit our (JAMB) offices nationwide can now do so by booking an appointment with our officials, in order to get the necessary attention, while keeping safe,” he said.
To book appointment, candidates, using the phone number used while purchasing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) pin, are to dial *55019# and follow the prompts.