Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule has commissioned a Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer Based Test ( CBT) centre with a 2,000 capacity exam hall in Lafia, as part of the activities outlined for the celebration of his one year in office.
The event took place in Lafia today ( 27th May 2020). It is owned by the state government.
Speaking at the commissioning , the governor explained that he decided to complete the project initiated by the immediate past governor, Umaru Tanko Almakura, because of his believe and support for education and the teeming youths, who are dying to acquire formal education.
“Today we are seeing continuity in governance at its peak. This is an initiative that started with WAEC, and our former governor, the Architect of modern Nasarawa State, Umar Tanko Almakura, and that is the more reason why we decided to name the center Umaru Tanko Almakura CBT Centre”.
According to the governor, the Centre is not only going to be for the benefit of Nasarawa State, but Nigeria as a whole.
The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Fatu Jimaita Sabo in her opening remark said that “It is considered necessary to provide jamb with this accommodation in order to enable the board operate effectively”.
Mrs. Sabo asserted that construction of the test center is intended to cater for the yearnings of our teaming children who seek for admission into tertiary institutions annually.