The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended two of its employees and banned two candidates for violating precautionary measures to curtail the unfold of the Coronavirus.
A press release by the Board, from its January bulletin on Monday stated their suspension adopted a stunning go to by JAMB Registrar Prof Ishaq Oloyede to the Skilled Testing Centre.
The assertion stated the 4 individuals ran foul of the protocols after they refused to put on a protecting face masks supplied to curtail the unfold of the virus.
The board additionally stated the suspension grew to become essential to ship the precise sign to all employees and shoppers alike that it’s going to not tolerate any act that may expose individuals to pointless dangers.
The sanction additionally underscores the seriousness with which we view adherence to COVID 19 protocols particularly as items of washable high-quality face masks has been made obtainable to every employees to eradicate excuses of non-compliance.
“Along with that, alcohol-based sanitiser, hand washing services in addition to prescribed adoption of different non-pharmaceutical measures to curb the unfold of the virus inline with the protocols of the assorted related businesses of presidency has additionally been made obtainable,
“Nonetheless, the affected employees would face the Boards disciplinary committee, the Head of Workplace beneath whose supervision the employees had been working would even be queried for negligence and dereliction of obligation,” the assertion stated.
The Board additional restated its resolve to not tolerate any violation of the protocols on COVID-19 and people supervisory officers can be held answerable for non-enforcement and non-compliance of employees who circumvent laid down guidelines and laws.
It enjoined all Administrators, State Coordinations and Heads of Models to make sure strict compliance of each employees and shoppers.