Nigeria, Aug. 18 -- The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why it organised a virtual colloquium on COVID 19.

The colloquium was organised last week by JAMB, the Nigerian Defense Academy and PREMIUM TIMES and discussed the various measures adopted by the authorities to reduce the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.

The registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, said JAMB's desire not to do the wrong thing led it to organise the colloquium that was held on the theme: "Appropriateness or Inappropriateness of some Pharmaceutical and non-Pharmaceutical Measures and Protocols Against COVID-19."

"What brought JAMB into this was that we wanted to buy disinfectant tunnels for all our offices and when there were doubts, we ...