ABSU Wins JAMB National Tertiary Admissions’ Performance-Merit Award

Abia State University Uturu has won a cash prize of N10 million naira , for emerging as the second runner up in JAMB‘s National Tertiary Admissions’ Performance-Merit Award (NATAP-M Award), held yesterday in Abuja.


ABSU emerged victorious in the category of Most Improve Tertiary Institution in Admission processes and Gender balance, amongst ALL public and private universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria.


It is evident that ABSU has remained one of the best tertiary institution, in Nigeria, till date. The university has lived up to her motto, which is “excellence and service” and Abians and indeed people of goodwill should celebrate her latest feat.


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Yours sincerely was handy to receive the award on behalf of the University Management, ably lead by Distinguished Prof Onyemachi Maxwell Ogbulu .


Now that we have something good and commendable to celebrate about ABSU in particular and Abia State in general, can we please drop our monumental “AKPOR” and share in the moment of joy and success. Can we all carry this good news the same way we spread bad news, in Abia State.

That would be equity and fairness.




The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has awarded N500 million in prizes to 13 tertiary institutions across the country.

The winners – federal, state and private universities- were ranked best for the 2020 JAMB National Tertiary Admissions’ Performance-Merit Award (NATAP-M Award).

The winners shared N100 million per each of the five categories of the awards.

The categories include the most preferred institution by candidates; the institution with the highest national diversity; the most improved institution in gender balance; and the institution with the highest number of international students.

The presentation of prizes was held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, during the admission policy meeting which was chaired by the education minister, Adamu Adamu.

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