Vanguard (Lagos)

14 December 2012

Nigeria: Abe Gives Free JAMB Forms to 378 Students in Rivers

In continuation of his education support initiative, Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, has commenced the procurement of the 2012/2013 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, forms for indigent students in the district.

No fewer than 378 eligible candidates drawn from the seven local government areas of the district comprising Andoni, Eleme, Gokana, Opobo/Nkoro, Oyigbo and Tai, are to benefit from the scheme.

Beneficiaries of the programme, which started in 2011/2012 with 189 students benefiting, will increase to 567 when the process for 2012/2013 is completed.

The move is geared toward assisting less privileged students across the district aspire for higher education to guarantee a secured future for them.

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