JAMB US-based education researcher solves UTME problems

JAMB US-based education researcher solves UTME problems

Dr Peter Ogudoro develops education model which willpotentially end JAMB UTME issues in the country.

UK-based Education Researcher, Dr Peter Ogudoro,

has carried out a 3-year intensive research with

results that will potentially resolve the problems

JAMB UTME poses to youths in Nigeria.

The research reportedly conducted in Europe and Nigeria has

aided Ogudoro to develop a model for better access to higher


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According to Fast Education , the model will give over a million

additional candidates access to higher education annually

while saving Nigeria over a trillion Naira annually in cost of

public and foreign education.

Dr Ogudoro who is a Development Educationist and Career

Management Expert explained that the development and

execution of the research were self-funded as his contribution

to the development of the country.

In his news release, Dr Ogudoro also indicated that the full

benefits of his research can be harnessed if the country’s

parliament worked hand in hand with the Federal Ministry of

education in implementing new education and labour laws/


The news release began with an annual secondary school

graduation rate of about 2 million and population gain of

about 5 million annually.

According to the release, a failure to innovate access to

higher education in Nigeria in the immediate future could

result in socio-economic and political consequences from

which the country would be unable to recover.

Dr Ogudoro stated that without education, training and

employment for youths, they would constitute a powder keg

wherever they find themselves in the world.

He also observed that the level of Nigeria’s multi-

dimensionality makes the situation even more potentially


Dr Ogudoro emphasised that the implementation of the model

produced by his research has the potential to assist Nigeria in

developing to a significant level so much so that the human

capital will put the country on a fast track to development.

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According to him, these research findings were benefited from

data he collected from 17 institutions in Europe and Nigeria

including 9 professional bodies and 3 public education

agencies in Nigeria, all of which participated in the study.