From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi
The deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,Bauchi, Professor Isyaku Mohammed, has advocate for the establishment of more universities and Polytechnic in the country to meet up with the admission requirements of Nigerian candidates.
Mohammed stated this at the weekend while monitoring the conduct of UTME/JAMB in Bauchi, saying the number of students who apply for JAMB increase every year.
According to him, the large turnout of candidates for JAMB was the indication that more infrastructures band capacity to absorb student is required by higher institution of learning across the country.
Theuniversitydonexpress optimism that the number of candidates’ for this year’s JAMB examination will enable the institution to admits more indigene in the school.
He reiterated that the past UTME test being conducted by universities was to ensure that only candidates with genuine results and moral attitude were admitted.
Also speaking, the Bauchi Zonal Cordinatorof JAMB,AlhajiUsman Sabo Zage, said over 10,000 students sat for the exams this year in Bauchi.