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COVID-19: JAMB suspends two staff, bans two candidates

COVID-19: JAMB suspends two staff, bans two candidates. For allegedly violating precautionary measures to curb the unfold of the COVID – 19 pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has suspended two of its staff and banned two candidates from its examinations.

The group stated their suspension adopted an unscheduled go to by its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, to its skilled testing heart.

 JAMB stated this in a report printed within the present version of its weekly bulletin in Abuja on Monday.

The 4 individuals have been stated to have disobeyed the protocols after they refused to put on protecting face masks offered to curtail the unfold of the virus.

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JAMB stated it had circulated sequence of advisories containing specific directions on the need of adhering to COVID-19 protocols.

It stated, “These advisories were not only aimed at mitigating the risk of protecting individual staff but also to safeguard the lives of their colleagues,”

JAMB said that the suspension grew to become vital with a purpose to ship the best sign to all employees and shoppers alike that it could not tolerate any act that might expose individuals to pointless dangers.

According to JAMB, the punitive measure additionally underscores the seriousness with which it considered adherence to COVID – 19 protocols, particularly because it had, amongst different measures, made accessible items of washable high-quality face masks to every member of employees to remove excuses of non-compliance.

JAMB additionally stated it had offered alcohol-based sanitizers, handwashing amenities in addition to the adoption of different non-pharmaceutical measures to curb the unfold of the virus consistent with the prescription of the varied related companies of presidency.

“The concerned staff would face the disciplinary committee. In addition, the Head of the office under whose supervision the staff was working would also be queried for negligence and dereliction of duty for failure to adequately supervise the affected staff,” JAMB said.

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