The Lagos State University (LASU) says its admissions merit
list for the 2016/2017 academic session will be released in
the next few days by the Joint Admission Matriculation
Mr Adekoya Martins, Acting Head, LASU’s Centre for
Information, Press and Public Relations, confirmed the
development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on
Monday in Lagos.Martins told NAN that the number of
students to be offered admission on the merit list could not
be ascertained by the university because it was being
handled by JAMB.
He said the university had sent a list of the
successful candidates for the first batch of its admission
screening to JAMB for approval.
“Information reaching me from the admission office is that
JAMB will release the merit list this week, but the number of
the admitted students is undisclosed.
“We cannot actually determine the number of students that
JAMB will approve for us in the first batch from the list that
was sent to the board by the university,’’ he said.
According to him, the screening form for the second list will
be out as soon as the merit list candidates are released.
He said that only candidates that choose the university as
second choice could purchase the form.
Martins said sequel to the exercise for the screening of the
second list candidates, a supplementary list would also be
NAN reports that LASU had adopted an online screening
approach for the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017
The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju
Fagbohun, told NAN that only candidates who chose LASU
would be screened online.
Fagbohun said that an online application portal had already
been designed for the candidates to upload their results,
certificates and other relevant data.
“The university will go online and shortlist the credentials of
successful candidates, who chose LASU as their first choice
for onward transmission to JAMB,’’ he said. >