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IPOB Sit At Home Order: Jamb Release New Date For Candidates In Enugu

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the UTME examination in Enugu State to May 10 due to sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) every Monday in the South East.

According to the Vanguard, some of the candidates who spoke to the publication, said they were not aware of the cancellation, saying they came to the center only to be told that it had been shifted.

They said that many of the them who went to do reprint of their slip discovered that the date and time for the exam had been shifted to Tuesday May 10 by 7am.

Ezekiel Okpara said, “There was no vehicle to convey my friend and I to TETFUND Centre at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, (UNEC) where we are supposed to write the examination.

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“My dad took us by his car to the centre and we were disappointed when other students standing at the entrance of the hall told us that it has been postponed to Tuesday.

“We went to cyber cafe close to the centre to do reprint of our slip where we saw that the date and time has been shifted,” he said.

Another student who identified herself simply as Chigozie said JAMB would have informed them earlier about the change in the examination timetable than allowing them to take the risk of coming to the centre.

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“It is risky to go out on Mondays in Enugu for fear of the unknown but here we are to write our CBT which did not hold. Personally I feel disappointed and stranded because my house is far from the centre.

“What can we do, we are going back to come back tomorrow,” she lamented.

This article was originally published on Nigeria News

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