The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the release of the results of 1,502,978 candidates who sat for the examination last week.
In a statement by its spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, JAMB said that the results of 112,331 candidates are yet to be released, adding that out of this numbers, the results of 11,981 candidates are still being reviewed.
“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 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).”
The statement said that 112,331 candidates results are 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 figure above excludes foreign candidates whose examination would be conducted in April.” [myad]