JAMB ORDERS ABU ZARIA TO OFFER GIRL ADMISSION


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The joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has prearranged Ahmadu Bello institution of higher education (ABU) to divulge a female entrant from Niger State,Thomas Goodness Shekwobyalo medicine as a substitute of the Anatomy she was offered.

But it is gone to Shekwobyalo to moreover believe or reject.

Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede gave the directive in Bwari, Abuja at a re-evaluate get-together with the symbolic of the official for schooling in Niger State, Bellu Attahiru, the Admission policewoman of ABU, Haruna Ali Mohammed, legislative body of the Civil group Organisations and outdo officials of the agency.

Although the child and her parents were invited, they refused to agricultural show up after comfort that they will come.

Miss Shekwobyalo, who is not from Benue as body championed by ruler Samuel Ortom, had alleged that she was denied admission for medicine as she is a Christian.

She in addition claimed that she scored 302 to come up to principal in Niger dignity but devout cause was second-hand against him.


At the magazine meeting everywhere each and every one the details were laid on the table, it was bare that the teenager is from Niger grandeur and not Benue State.

It was as well realised that by median score, she was not the superlative from the confusion even with her 302 keep score in UTME.

The breakdown of the three finest candidates from Niger is as follows: Isah Mujahid(UTME,296; Post-UTME, 303; and be around Score, 299); Hassan Ruqayyat Ndaisa
(UTME,275; Post-UTME, 309; and be an average of Score, 292) and Thomas Goodness Shekwobyalo (UTME,302 ; Post-UTME, 274; and common Score, 288).

But JAMB naked that ABU determined to bolt its earn record at two candidates for each national departure out Shekwobyalo from folks shortlisted for medicine.

Shekwobyalo and misused her track to Anatomy next a call/advisory she allegedly acknowledged from ABU.

She can not, however, at hand any confirmation to JAMB or find who advised her to switch the course.

Notwithstanding, the JAMB Registrar, Oloyede assumed it was off beam for ABU to bound its value slope to two for each state.


He added: “Contrary to insinuations, this get-together has given away that Shekwobyalo was not discriminated against on sacred or ethnic basis.

“We naked that she has tainted her run from Medicine to Anatomy.

” I spar with her but she believed a name called her to amendment to Anatomy. Up till now, she has not given away any evidence.

” We exposed that ABU did impressive wrong. They were distributing plus on ceremony basis. They unambiguous to agreement Medicine to two candidates apiece state.

“One of the achievements of this reunion is how to legitimize her admission into Medicine( MBBS).

” We state decisive to inverse her Anatomy admission. ABU be supposed to put her on note that she has been free to decipher Medicine. It is missing to her to take on or reject.

“JAMB exists to guarantee fairness and integrity to all. I enjoy addressed numerous comparable belongings in about seven universities without sensationalisation on the root of belief or tribalism.”

The Director of Schools and enlightening Services, Mr. Bellu Attahiru , who represented the official for Education, said: ” It is noticeable she was not discriminated by the side of based on religion. I will assent to the Niger ceremony rule identify the the whole story as laid down today. We show appreciation JAMB for reversing her admission from Anatomy to Medicine.”

In the specter of every single one stakeholders, the Admission police man of ABU, Haruna Ali, effected Shekwobyalo’s course of action to nedicine

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