Written by Godfrey AKON

2018 UTME: JAMB releases results of 1,502,978 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the results of 1,502,978 out of the 1,652,825 candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

 

JAMB, in a press statement released late Tuesday by its Spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, announcing the results, said 112,331 results were yet to be released out of which 350 are the results of the blind candidates which would be released soon and 111,981 results withheld for further screening.

 

The Board said the results were released after viewing all CCTV footage during the conduct of the 2018 UTME and considering reports from its supervisors, monitors and other independent Nigerians who took interest in promoting the quality of public examination in Nigeria.

 

“After viewing all CCTV footage during the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and considering reports from our supervisors, monitors and other independent Nigerians who took interest in promoting the quality of public examination in Nigeria, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of (1,502,978) One Million, Five Hundred and Two thousand, Nine Hundred and Seventy-Eight candidates who sat for the 2018 UTME.

 

“A total of (1,652,825) One Million, Six Hundred and Fifty-Two Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Five candidate had indicated interest in the examination by registering for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

 

“(112,331) One Hundred and Twelve Thousand, Three Hundred and Thirty-One candidates results are yet to be released out of which (350) Three Hundred and Fifty are the results of the blind candidates which would be released soon and (111,981) One Hundred and Eleven Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-One results withheld for further screening.

 

“The figure above excludes foreign candidates whose examination would be conducted in April,” the statement read.

 

 

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