Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) While monitoring the conduct of the mock
examination which had a total of 211,000
participants out of the 257,000 that had shown interest to write, he expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the candidates and CBT centres visited. Oloyede, who introduced mock UTME in 2017
following his appointed to take charge of the tertiary institutions’ examinations body, said it was aimed at allowing prospective candidates
acquaint themselves with the Computer Based Test,CBT exercise and douse possible fear and anxiety in them during the proper
Oloyede said he was also impressed with the reports from state offices, which according to him,showed that the exercise was going on
smoothly as planned.
To this end, he encouraged them and privately owned CBT centres to put finishing touches to their preparation for the 2018 UTME exercise.