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JAMB Alters Literature Texts For Language Subjects Ahead Of The 2022 UTME
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JAMB Alters Literature Texts For Language Subjects Ahead Of The 2022 UTME 

In preparation for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, JAMB has updated the literary texts in four language subjects and Literature in English.

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The four language topics are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, and Arabic, according to the weekly bulletin published on Monday.

It said that the adjustments will take effect beginning with the 2022 UTME.

For Arabic language, “The Nigerian Arabic Poems: a case study between the old and the new by Abdulwahab Shith is one of the new texts.

One of the new works is Dr Isah Abubakar’s Diwaanur Riyardh: A Collection of Arabic Poems.

“Prose (Zube) Turmin Danya, Poetry (Waka) Wakokin Hausa, and Drama (Wasan kwaikwayo) Abin Da Kamar Wuya 3” are the new texts for the Hausa language, according to JAMB.

The board also identified “Prose (Iduuazi) Chinedu Ofomata (2009), Poetry (Abu) Nolue Emenanjo, and Drama, (Ejije) Odunke Artists” as new Igbo literature books (1981).

“That of Literature-in-English, include ‘Lion and the Jewel’ by Wole Soyinka; `Look Back in Anger’ by John Osborne; `Second Class Citizen’ by Buchi Emecheta and `Unexpected Joy at Dawn’ by Alex Agyei Agyiri.

“`Heights’ by Emile Bronte is also included.

“New texts for Yoruba Language include `Akojopo Alo Ijapa, Apa Kinni, by Adeboye Babalola; `Awon Oriki Orile Metadinlogbon’ by Adeboye Babalola, `Moremi Ajasoro’ by Debo Awe.

“Others are `Oro Enu Akewi’ by Ayomide Akanji and `Nitori Owo’ by Akinwumi Isola,’’ JAMB stated.

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