The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, has banned parents from entering examination venues.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the board’s spokesman in Ilorin Office, Hassan Lawal.
According to the statement, parents and guardians distract the candidates during the exams.
Also, the registrar said parents congest the halls in contravention with the COVID-19 safety protocols.
The statement reads in part:
“It has been discovered that the parents/guardians are always a distraction to both candidates and the centres and at the same time, congesting the halls by not following the COVID – 19 protocols.”