JAMB to further filter 27,105 UTME results

JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede

By EZEKIEL OBI, Abuja –

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it will further consider 27,105 results from applicants who have taken the 2022 Unified Higher Matriculation Examination.

JAMB revealed this in its weekly newsletter published by the Registrar’s Office in Abuja on Monday.

Council statistics revealed that around 1,761,338 candidates registered for the exercise.

He also added that 1,707,626 candidates showed up for the exercise and the results of 1,671,203 candidates have been released so far.

He said, however, that 69 results have so far been withheld and 27,105 are undergoing further review, while 1,783 applicants who have undergone biometric challenges are being investigated, to verify. their demands.

In a similar development, JAMB said it held the 2022 UTME for foreign applicants on Saturday.

The council said the exercise took place at five of its nine overseas centers and was a complete success.

JAMB said the centers where the exam took place include: Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg, South Africa; Buea, Cameroon, Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Cotonou, Republic of Benin.

However, the 2022 Foreign UTME is said to be held in Berlin, Germany; London, United Kingdom, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and New York, United States of America in due course.

He further explained that the exercise is part of the largesse of the councils, aimed at providing assistance to foreign applicants who have shown interest in attending Nigerian tertiary institutions during his academic year.

The council said its international policy on test administration aims to attract more foreign applicants to higher education institutions in the country and that the policy has yielded positive results.

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