JAMB had suspended the use of NIN for the 2020/21 UTME and DE due to the commission’s inability to facilitate the process as a result of the unexpected massive population, However, some prospective applicants are still applying for the NIN and this has not stooped trooping into the NIN offices daily stating the fact that the national identification number can be used for other purposes as well.
The speculated population reduced however but staff are still stating that the current crowd is still more than what they can handle compared to the human and technical resources provided by the federal government and this is despite the announcement by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) that the compulsory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) for UTME and DE registration had been suspended till 2021/2022 academic session.
Nigerian Tribune also reported that prospective UTME applicants however flooded the offices of the commission to register for their NIN on Monday, January 13. One of the applicants spoke with the Nigeria Tribune newspaper and stated that acquiring the NIN now will help her when she needs it for other purposes which we believe are best known to her. The applicant further explained that getting the NIN now means she will not have to pass through the stress again if she has to do the UTME again in 2021.
Learn More Nigeria is find the last statement the lady as a very bad approach to attempting the UTME when there is a mindset to write again the following year. Suggestions from Learn More Nigeria is such student should take IJMB rather than attempting UTME numerous with a pessimistic mindset and failure over the years. IJMB will guarantee admission into 200 level for such candidate after been fully tutored for the programme before the final examination.