About three thousand students have benefited from the Ekiti State Governmentís free registration for this yearís Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB Examination.
Distributing the JAMB pin registration to beneficiaries, the wife of the state governor, Bisi Fayemi said the idea was borne out of the need to encourage the students and give them a sense of belonging.
Erelu Fayemi noted that about twenty million naira was used to purchase the 2019 JAMB pin, creation of e-training, jamb online registration and thumb printing at no cost to candidates.
She urged the beneficiaries to reciprocate the gesture by being committed to their studies and desist from act capable of truncating their future.
Earlier the permanent secretary Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Mr Ayodeji Ajayi said the gesture would relieve parents who are struggling to meet the financial burden of such examination for their children.
Mr Ajayi advised beneficiaries of the programme to attend the training provided by the government and maximize the opportunity to acquire more knowledge.
Some of the beneficiaries lauded the state government for the kind gesture with a promise to do well in the jamb examination.