The government of Nasarawa State has inaugurated 2000 Capacity Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer Based Test ( CBT) centre in Lafia the state capital as part of the activities outlined for the celebration of Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule one year in office.
According to the Governor, this project was started by the past Governor, Umaru Tanko Almakura due to his passion for education, the CBT was named Umaru Tanko Almakura CBT centres.
2000 Capacity JAMB CBT Centres Inaugurated
“Today we are seeing continuity in governance at its peak. This is an initiative of the former governor started with WAEC, and our former governor and that is the reason why we decided to name the center Umaru Tanko Almakura CBT Centre”. He said the Centre would not only be for the benefit of Nasarawa State, but Nigeria as a whole. In her remark, the state commissioner for education, science and Technology, Fatu Jimaita Sabo said that “It is considered necessary to provide jamb with this accommodation in order to enable the board operate effectively”.
According to Mrs. Sabo, the construction of the CBT centre was intensified to accommodate the present surging candidates seeking admission into tertiary institution and for the future.