All the candidates participating in the 2016 JAMB UTME are mandated to obtain and read a textbook titled ‘ “The Last Days at Forcados High School.”
Candidates that registered for the 2016 UTME paid additional ₦500.00 only to obtain the textbook. So it’s not optional, it’s a must.
You can read a summary that explains what the book entails can be seen below:
“The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed tells the story of Jimi Solade, the most popular boy at the elite Forcados High School.
As he begins his final year in senior secondary together with his friends, the sweet-hearted and devout Nene and Ansa, the nerdy art genius, he’s determined it’s going to be his best year yet.
Then there’s Efua, the beautiful and mysterious new girl in class who seems to have no time for boys – including Jimi. But when Jimi’s mother falls ill, he realizes that things are about to change – and not necessarily in a good way.
A funny and honest book about self-discovery, family, friendship, tolerance and the highs and lows of life as a modern Nigerian teenager. Told in straightforward language, A.H. Mohammed never talks down to readers.
Instead, Last Days stands out with its realistic situations, original characters and deft storytelling. It is at once entertaining and deadly serious, tackling a range of difficult issues including drug abuse, discrimination and loss, with intelligence and great writing.
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