JAMB: Striking Non-academic Staff Threatens To Disrupt 2018 UTME.
This year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), will begin on Friday. It is scheduled to hold from March 9 to March 17 Ugwoke said that the threat became imperative
as the Federal Government had continued to renege on the agreement it entered with the unions.
According to him, “since our strike continues, JAC has decided that no activity will take place in the
“This is because if we are on strike and you
expect our members to come and supervise JAMB or come to operate their machines like the computers, that means we are breaking the strike already.
“JAC has also decided that to redraw their assistance they would not go to work. So all I know is that as long as we are on strike, JAC has decide that there will be no exam.
“Our members will not participate and they will make sure that the exam does not hold in the universities that is the position of JAC, ‘’ he said.
He noted that JAC has also decided to hold a mega mass protest rally on Thursday, March 8, to sensitise the public on the issue of alleged corruption and the social injustices in the Nigerian university system.