The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has promised to refund monies paid by candidates who have been unable to generate profile codes as a consequence of poor community or delayed response from telecommunication service suppliers
The examination physique, nevertheless, warned that the refund is not going to apply to improper registrations, within the case of candidates who entered improper codes whereas making an attempt to generate their profiles.
The JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this on Monday stated the choice was arrived at after consultations with stakeholders.
He defined that service suppliers have additionally agreed to the refund determination.
Oloyede, who stated the Federal Competitors and Shopper Safety Fee and the Nigerian Communications Fee have been drafted in to observe the refund, lamented that oldsters have been being extorted by telecoms service suppliers.
He stated: “All these involved should return and be certain that when a service will not be totally rendered and if there had been any cost that had been made this needs to be refunded to the candidates.
“We have now reached this settlement with Digital Pulse that we are going to work with the service suppliers to guarantee that the service suppliers refund the place they’ve taken cash from candidates.”
The registrar additionally disclosed that by Friday, candidates may have the choice of utilizing the Unstructured Supplementary Service Knowledge to generate their profile code.
UTME candidates to be refunded for unsuccessful registration – JAMB