Following its efforts at containing the dreaded COVID-19 Pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been issued a certificate of decontamination and disinfection. The Certificate, duly signed by the Hon. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar, was issued to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for putting in place necessary precautions to safeguard the lives of its staff in line with the protocols of the Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON).
Handing the Certificate to the Registrar of the Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, who was represented by the Director, Test Administration, Dr. Yusuf Lawal, the Hon. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, who was represented by Mrs. Chris-Benjamin Uche, Assistant Director, Environmental Health, said the Certificate was in honour of the swift response and proactive measures taken by the Board to decontaminate its offices nationwide with a view to curbing the spread of COVID-19. It asserted that by doing so, the Board had not only protected its staff but also clients who regularly visit the Board for one service or another.
The Board, had in full compliance with the directive of the Federal Government instituting a partial resumption of work, sought the services of the Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) to decontaminate all its offices nationwide. It would be recalled that the Board equally installed Disinfectant Sprayers, Pedal-Operated Hand Washing Machine in its offices to ensure that no staff or client is unnecessarily exposed to the virus.
- Credit : JAMBulletin