The registrar of JAMB, Professor ‘Dibu Ojerinde at the Senate Chambers of the Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi, commended the authorities of the university for land mark achievements that has placed the university ahead of its peers in terms of scholarship, facilities and stable academic calendar.
Speaking at the Makurdi Campus of the university when he was received by principal officers of the university, Professor Ojerinde said that its heart warming to know that BSU which is just at the threshold of its twenty years of existence can favourably match with the first generation universities in the country.
While briefing his audience about his mission in Benue State, he said that JAMB is grateful to BSU for good working relationship which had informed the readiness of the university to play host to the second leg of JAMB’s admission exercise at a very short notice.
Professor Ojerinde assured the university that with the serene and conducive environment offered his staff and other stakeholders, the objective of the meeting would be achieved, just as he informed them that one hundred and forty institutions comprising of one hundred and two (102) universities and thirty-eight polytechnics as well as colleges of education will be in attendance at the meeting.
Responding, the vice-chancellor of the institution, Professor (Mrs.) Charity Angy, who was represented by the deputy vice chancellor, Professor Ogah (Academics) described JAMB as a high net-work public institution.
He enjoined JAMB to assist BSU in its quest for increased carrying capacity, as this would be done in conjunction with National Universities Commission (NUC), as the request would be made in few months time.