The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has clarified and explained that a policy committee chaired by the Minister of Education, with the Board, Vice-Chancellors, Provosts of Colleges of Education and Polytechnic Rectors as members, is saddled with the task. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, speaking at the briefing news on Tuesday in Bwari described cut-off points to be a minimum requirement and not an indication that one was admissible.
A JAMB committee meeting which was held at the Alvan Ikoku College of Education (AIFCE), Owerri, Imo state. The meeting which began on May 24th and ended on Friday 26th, in attendance at the meeting were the JAMB Registrar, Ishaq Olarewaju Oloyede, a professor, representatives of all higher institutions in the country (both public and private), management team of JAMB, including the Director of Admissions, JAMB, Noble Onwukwe, and also the Provost of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Blessing Ijeoma (PhD). JAMB Registrar, Oloyede, in his address stated that the minimum agreed cut-off mark required for candidates to be qualified for admission for both state and federal universities.