The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB), Prof. Ishaq O. Oloyede, has stated that the prerogative of choosing examination towns lies solely with candidates as far as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is concerned. He said JAMB does not impose examination town or transfer candidates to other towns other than the ones they had selected.
He stated that examination centres are grouped into examination towns and candidates are expected to make their choices of examination towns while the Board distributes them to centres. To eliminate bias, he disclosed that an automated system had been developed by the Board to distribute candidates who have picked particular examination town randomly into its centres.
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