The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,Prof. Ishaq Oloyede said between 2016 and 2019, the board generated N20 billion from University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations.
He said this at a two-day meeting with Computer Based Test Centre Operators, State Coordinators of the Board, Financial Institutions and Internet Service Providers on Thursday in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The meeting was held at Kongo Conference Hotel, Ahmadu Bello University, with the aim of deliberating on issues slowingthe board and way forward.
The Registrar admonished CBT centre operators not to be curious about their investments while transacting business with the board in as much as they work in accordance with the agreed registration and examination guidelines.
“You have nothing to fear and you should know that, if you put your investments together, it can’t be up to N20bn and we have accrued N20bn in three years as an agency.”
“As an agency of government, we have to ensure that small and medium scale businesses thrive and if you multiply 11 staff by 700, you will know better.”
He further said, “We are also adding value to the economy and job creation out of your employment market and we will continue to support you once you are doing your work well,”.