JAMB remitted only N52m to the Federal Government in 40 years’ – Registrar, Is’haq Oloyede

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Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has lamented how corruption ate deep into the agency such that it was only able to remit to the treasury N52million in about 40 years. .

Oloyede however changed the narrative when he took over in 2016. Oloyede said he generated N9 billion for the board and remitted N 7.8 billion to the Federal Government in 2017. The JAMB registrar said this while delivering a lecture at a colloquium to mark the 61st birthday of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola on Sunday in Osogbo. .

He said Nigerians should join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against corruption to bring about a better society. He said there is urgent need for government at all levels to improve the quality of education in the country. .

The colloquium had as theme: “Functional Education as a Tool For National Development and Gateway To Freedom.’’ Oloyede said that there was the need for government to place less emphasis on certificates and encourage abilities among the students.

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