This is the official blog of the Nigeria-based Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), a human rights organization which promotes, protects and projects the rights of Muslims. This group condemns terrorism and all acts of violence. Its motto is 'Dialogue, Not Violence'
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
MURIC CONGRATULATES OLOYEDE ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS JAMB REGISTRAR
3rd August, 2016
MURIC CONGRATULATES OLOYEDE ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS JAMB
Ishaq Oloyede, Secretary General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic
Affairs (NSCIA), was yesterday appointed Registrar of the Joint Admissions and
Matriculations Board (JAMB).
rejoice with him and wish him a successful tenure. Given his wide experience in
university administration, we have no doubt that he would bring positive
changes to the national examination body.
urges the newly appointed Registrar to urgently give a human face to the
national examination body. For a starter, all early morning JAMB examinations
which start by 6.30 am should be stopped. The earliest an examination of the
magnitude organized by JAMB can start is 9 am.
last JAMB examination held in February 2016 exposed young Nigerians to serious
danger. Two female candidates were reportedly kidnapped. Another was killed by
hoodlums. Some others had their cell phones and cash snatched by hoodlums on
their way to the examination centres because they had to leave home before
daylight. The security situation in the country is not yet conducive for such
early morning examinations.
pray that Allah guides his actions and utterances in his capacity as the new
Professor Ishaq Akintola,
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)