The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released the results of 1,792,719 candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) the board had withheld the results of 34,120 for various infractions.
The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, had on Friday disclosed that the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination would be released formally on Saturday (today).
He stated this at the board’s headquarters in Abuja, while parading a staff member of the examination board, Mr Adamu Musa, who allegedly collected N25,000 from an admission seeker in 2018.
Oloyede said the breakdown of the UTME results would be revealed at a detailed briefing on Saturday.
The 2019 UTME held between April 11 and April 18 in 698 computer-based test centres nationwide with over 1,886,000 candidates sitting the exam.
The board had said it was screening the UTME results for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.
While parading Musa, a JAMB worker attached to the Information Technology Service, the registrar said, “He collected N25,000 for admission. So, we are not hiding anything. Even internally, we are doing scrutiny. Anybody caught will be dealt with according to the law.
“We had a meeting on Friday. So, we are releasing our results tomorrow (Saturday), Oloyede said.”