2024 UTME: JAMB Warns Financial Institutions Against Extortion


As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) kick starts the sale of 2024 UTME application documents, financial institutions have been warned against extorting candidates

The Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, gave the warning at a virtual meeting with financial institutions, banks, e-PIN vending agents, among others.According to the Registrar, the Board would not hesitate to withdraw the accreditation of any service partners caught selling its application forms above agreed price.

He, therefore, urged financial institutions to diligently monitored their agents to avoid anything that might tarnish their hard-earned reputation.

Prof. Oloyede condemned the unwholesome activities of some agents of banks during the sale of the 2023 UTME application documents noting that it was on account of the respect for their parent institutions that the Board decided to pardon them.

” This year we would not leave any stone unturned to safeguard the integrity of our system as we place¬† more premium on integrity, hence cutting corners in any form would not be helpful for any organisation,” he said.


The meeting was called to intimate the financial institutions on the modalities for sales, process of e-PIN vending, creation of profiles, cashless policy, remittance, dates for sales, closure, retrieval of lost e-PIN, among others.Earlier the Director of finance and Accounts, Mr Mufutau Bello, made a detailed and comprehensive  passionate appeal to these service providers to play by the rules of the game

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