By Rapheal Jov, Abuja
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved the release of admission into Junior Secondary School 1 of the 104 Federal Government Colleges in the country.
This follows the 2018 selection exercise for placement of qualified candidates into Junior Secondary School One (JSS1) held recently at Owerri, Imo State.
The selection exercise employed the national merit criteria of 60%, with a cut-off score of 146 and above, and equality of state of 30% of the colleges carrying capacity.
According to a press statement signed by Arc. Sonny Echono Permanent Secretary in thw ministry of Education, it is due to the effect of insecurity in the North East and North West zones of the country which affected the filling of the colleges capacity.
The Minister has also approved for supplementary examination to be held tentatively on 11th August, 2018, for such colleges to enable them fill their vacancies.
Candidates are therefore requested to check their result at the Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja all Federal Government Colleges and also online at www.education.gov.ng or www.fmeinterviewtest.com