The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made this known when the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa led a delegation to the examination body in Abuja to discuss modalities for integrating the affected students into tertiary institutions in the country.
The Registrar empathized with the students and commended NIDCOM for the effective handling of their evacuation, assuring that JAMB would ensure the desired support.
Oloyede therefore called on the students not to tread the path of those who returned to the country over a year ago as a result of Ukraine’s war but refused to comply with the stipulated procedures that would have ensured they continue their academic programmes seamlessly in Nigerian universities.
In her remarks, the NIDCOM chairman,Abike Dabiri-Erewa,who revealed that about 1,730 Nigerians have been evacuated from Sudan, added that majority of them are students eager to continue their education in Nigeria while waiting for the war to be over.
Abike Dabiri who assured that the necessary procedures will be followed to integrate the affected students into Nigerian schools, emphasized that the commission has realized that the laid down processes to integrate them by JAMB are not difficult.
One of the parents of the affected students, Asmau Yerima, however commended NIDCOM and JAMB for ensuring that the students will not be abandoned at home doing nothing.