Following the choice of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to have all forthcoming UTME/DE Candidates enlist for the National Identification Number (NIN) before enrolling for 2020 UTME/DE assessment, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has coordinated its enlistment focuses across the nation to offer inclination to candidates who will be taking the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) assessments.
The declaration was made by the NIMC DG/CEO Engr. Aliyu Aziz at the NIMC central station, Abuja.
2020 UTME/DE Candidates To Be Accorded Preference in Obtaining NIN
He expressed that this move is in accordance with the coordinated effort between the Commission and the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to make the NIN an obligatory prerequisite for all candidates wishing to sit for the 2020 UTME/DE Examinations which is additionally in accordance with the requirement of the compulsory utilization of the NIN as gave in the NIMC ACT of 2007.
Engr. Aziz said the new arrangement frames some portion of the progressing endeavors planned for checking every single unwholesome act and infractions that have portrayed UTME/DE tests at the purpose of enlistment, assessment and confirmation of candidates throughout the years.
He prompted that guardians/watchmen should control their wards in cautiously filling the enrolment structures to guarantee names are organized appropriately and the right date of birth is enlisted. “Where a candidate is beneath 16 years, such candidate (s) would be required to give the NIN of his/her parent or gatekeeper and they should affirm that all data provided to the enrolment official on the candidate’s screen before them at the purpose of enlistment is right” he underlined.
The NIMC DG/CEO further urged all school specialists and nearby training secretaries to advise and teach guardians and understudies on the significance of enlisting for the National Identification Number (NIN) to empower understudies and candidates to sit for the 2020 UTME/DE enrollment initiating in January.
The DG/CEO at long last repeated that the accomplishment of this joint effort is subject to the collaboration and interest all things considered and required the help of the overall population in the activity.