The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed the top five performing tertiary institutions. This was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, at JAMB’s second edition of the National Tertiary Admissions Performance Merit Award in Abuja.
It was gathered that five Universities who emerged winners in the board’s five categories for the awards would take home N75 million each.
The institutions and the awards won
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) – Most Subscribed Institution
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) – Most National Institution in Admission of Candidates.
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) – Institution with the Highest Number of Admitted International Students
Federal University, Wukari (FUWUKARI) – the Most Improved institution in Gender Balance
Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbese – Most compliant Institution in keeping to guidelines of admissions.
The minister, while congratulating the winners, commended the efforts of the JAMB towards ensuring excellence in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions.
He also challenged the runner’s up and other institutions to rise to the occasion at the next edition to give the present winners a healthy fight.