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The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed worry over the acute shortage of admission from the tertiary institutions in the country .
JAMB lamented that it is worried that only 100,000 candidates had been given admission so far, out of 600,000 eligible candidates
Director of admission, Mohammed Ahmed disclosed this on Monday, saying, over 1.4 million candidates wrote the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, out of which 600,000 had been offered admission.
Ahmed said those offered admission by the JAMB due to their scores had not been given admission except 100,000 from them .
He however directed all tertiary educational institutions to complete their ongoing admission of candidates for the 2022/2023 academic session.
Ahmed issued the directive while briefing desk officers of some selected institutions, asking them to liaise with their respective institutions to fast track the admission exercise.
He adds that JAMB is ready to roll out the application documents for the 2022/2023 UTME and direct entry.