Sokoto Buys JAMB Forms for 8000 IndigenesOrderPaperToday – The Sokoto state government has purchased university matriculation forms (JAMB forms) for 8000 of its prospective students seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country.

The venture has cost the government the sum of N44million.

A statement issued Sunday by Malam Imam Imam, Spokesman to Governor Aminu Tambuwal said the government will also take over the four Computer Based Examination Centres (CBT) under construction by the Federal Government under the defunct SURE-P intervention programme.

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He said the centres, located in Sokoto, Gwadabawa, Wamakko and Tambuwal LGAs, will have a combined capacity of 1,400 computers and will be put to use during the 2016 nationwide JAMB examination.

Meanwhile, Governor Tambuwal has assured that his administration will continue to sponsor Sokoto indigenes who seek to further their studies outside the shores of Nigeria.

The Governor said this in Kampala, Uganda, weekend at the graduation ceremony of 236 Sokoto students who bagged various degrees at the Islamic University, in the Eastern African nation.

He said his administration will continue to support exceptional students as part of his resolve to make education his number one priority in governance of the state.

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