According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in its Vol. 1, No 11 weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar stated that there is no exemption on biometric verification for all candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Saying that biometric verification will be the only mode of entry for candidates into its examination centres nationwide
The board has instructed that examination officials must adhere strictly to the rules, and that no candidate should be kept waiting if he or she cannot be verified but should be directed to contact JAMB.
“All examination officials, including security agents, are to ensure compliance with all guidelines, rules and regulations on the examination as strict adherence to the guide on compulsory biometric verification of every candidate is required,” the board said.