Educationist dishes advice to Govt on admission into tertiary institution
An educationist, Mr Ike Onyechere, Onyechere, Chairman, Exam Ethics
Marshals International, an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to
decentralise admission process by allowing tertiary institutions to
select their candidates without contribution from any co-ordinating
According to him, tertiary institutions should be given complete
autonomy to select applicants for specific programmes based on their
“I think the admission of students should be deregulated.
“Tertiary institutions should be allowed to admit their students in line with the law setting them up.
“I find it a little bit surprising that a university is free to admit
candidates for master’s and doctorate degrees but cannot admit for
undergraduate degrees; it doesn’t make sense to me,’’ he said.
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