Is’haq Oloyede, registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says if need be, the registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be extended.
He also said there would be no registration had been suspended till Monday because of the mock examinations organised by the body.
Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said this does not preclude any candidate from going to banks, NIPOST and Remita among others to procure pins for registration on Monday.
“However, as stated earlier, no one will be left behind as the deadline may be extended if there are applicants who do not succeed at registering due to circumstances beyond their control,” he said.
“This notice is for the strict adherence of our officers and partners throughout the federation.’’
He explained that the mock examinations for the interested candidates is intended to familiarise the candidates with the computer base test (CBT) system.
“It will generally forecast the challenges that may be faced ahead in order to proactively address them,” he said.
“It is just a rehearsal for us and the candidates who want to experience the situation to expect during the actual examinations.”
Oloyede, however, assured UTME candidates and their parents that the board would do everything within its power to ensure the smooth conduct of the examinations.