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Summary of “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for 2019 JAMB Direct Entry Candidates

“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. (

Are you among those preparing for Joint Admission & Matriculation Examination, Jamb 2019 Examination? Then you should be aware that reading the Last Days at Forcados High School is a MUST! Here we have the summary of the novel and we hope it will help all the 2019’s JAMB Direct Entry Candidates!

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Some JAMB DE candidates will be taken unawares when they sit for the compulsory English Language examination as JAMB has mandated by all registered candidates to read one recommended novel for this year’s UTME.

Recommended: Sweet Sixteen by Bolaji Abdullahi for JAMB 2019

It has been disclosed by the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board, JAMB that questions with 25 marks will be drawn from passages in this novel to test if the students had read them. The recommended novel is: “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by A.H. Mohammed.


Summary of “The Last Days at Forcados High School”


“The Last Days at Forcados High School” which will have 10 questions of 20 marks. Total marks obtainable if questions from the novel are answered correctly is likely to be 30marks.’

Update: You can now read the Chapter One to Three of the Last Days at Forcados High School Here.

Summary of The Last Days at 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.

But Jimi’s rogue brother, Wole, is back – which means trouble can’t be far behind.

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.

How to get/Buy The Last Days at Forcados High School?

It’s for free after paying for the Jamb scratch card for N5,000.00, (Five thousand naira) at various banks where Jamb scratch card is been sold.

To get yours make sure you register at a computer based centres only. If you register at a cyber cafe, you will pay more than that and also won’t get the book (most of them) because they are not authorised to register people for Jamb UTME 2018 Examination… Be warned!

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44 thoughts on “Summary of “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for 2019 JAMB Direct Entry Candidates”

  1. abbas alhassan yusif

    But knw i’ve bought scratch card for 2016/2017 but they’re not yet to start filling it in theirs portal

  2. please we’re there three brother’s in solade family in forcados high school please i need answer please i beg you for this pls

  3. muhammad salisu falalu

    I wrote jamb 3 times without crossing 180 % bit insha Allah we will all get 200+ in the coming jamb I feel it in my soul this time!! wish u all success

  4. Wow.! I read ‘Last days at Forcados High school’,the book is intriguing & so realistic,I mean,I could relate some part of my secondary school story to that in the book.. The book is really something.!

  5. I wrote jamb n score above 220 n am gvn admission now dat writin again n hopin to God to score above 250 wat do I need to do?

  6. please I want to know, this book “The last days at forcados high school” is it based on a true life story? if yes, I enjoyed reading it. though, I am not happy with the ending. I wish I could get more updates on their life after high school. I just wish Jimi and Efuwa will meet again. in fact, the four friends.

    1. Lol. This guy is a reader 🙁
      Am not sure it is a life story though. But I personally enjoyed it as well!
      And I have seen a lot of novels/stories that end worst than forcados.

      Btw, you can write to the author and ask him to continue the story after high-school.

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