The Commissioner of Special Duties, Humanitarian, and Non-Governmental Organizations, Dr. Margaret Elayo has presented free JAMB forms to indigenous students in 3 Local Government Areas of the state.

Dr. Margaret Elayo

The presentation took place separately in Obi, Keana and Awe Local Government Areas.

The 100 recipients of the free JAMB registration forms were selected from 30 electoral wards, with students from Keana Local Government Area receiving the majority, while Obi and Awe were allocated 25 forms each.

Dr. Elayo, speaking through the team leader of the exercise, Patrick Ari Akabe, emphasized that the gesture is part of her concerted effort to support students in pursuing higher education.

She lauded the state government’s prioritization of the education sector under the leadership of Engineer Abdullahi Sule and expressed her commitment to complementing these efforts.

Encouraging the beneficiaries to seize the opportunity to pursue quality education, Dr. Margaret Elayo reaffirmed her dedication to supporting women and youths, emphasizing the importance of their contribution to the socio-economic development of the state.

During the presentation of the free JAMB registration forms, the Emir of Awe, represented by the Secretary of the Awe Emirate Council, Alhaji Saleh Baba Abubakar expressed appreciation to Dr. Elayo for her support and urged others to follow suit while also encouraging the benefiting students to remain focused on their educational pursuits.

The beneficiaries from Keana, Obi, and Awe Local Government Areas expressed gratitude to the commissioner for the free JAMB registration forms, acknowledging the significant value it has added to their quest for higher education. Facilitators were present during the presentation of the free JAMB registration forms to educate the recipients on the registration process and to guide them on making careful choices of courses and institutions.

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