The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, has commenced the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Post-UTME, screening exercise on a good note, with over 8,000 candidates competing for admission into the university.
A statement from FUNAAB Acting Head, Directorate of Public Relations, Koala Adepoju, said that the three-day exercise, which started today, Monday, March 29, 2021 is unique, being the first virtual Post UTME screening exercise that the university would be conducting.
Shedding light on the conduct of the exercise, the Chairman, Admissions Committee and Dean, College of Plant Science and Crop Production, COLPLANT, Prof. Mufutau Atayese, disclosed that the examination would be in batches, with the first two days scheduled for examination proper, while the third day would be used to correct and address complaints.
Prof. Atayese commended the Prof. Kolawole Salako-ledanagement of FUNAAB for the bold initiative and for providing necessary logistics to enhance the success of the exercise.
He further explained that one of the advantages of the virtual examination is the elimination of physical contact, which prevents the spread of COVID-19, road accidents, kidnapping, among other security challenges, which will be of greater benefit to both the university and the candidates.