The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday, February 20, announced its plan to shift the dates for the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations.
In a report by The Nation, the examination board made the announcement at its meeting held at the board's headquarters in Abuja.
Legit.ng recalls that JAMB had earlier notified members of the public that not less than 1.8 million candidates would be registered for its 2019 UTME by the end of the registration exercise scheduled for February 21.
The board’s head of media and information, Fabian Benjamin, also disclosed that over 1.6 million candidates had registered for the examination between February 10 and February 15 nationwide, with Lagos recording the highest, with 234,259 candidates.
Giving more update on the board's schedule, emerging report claimed the JAMB has shifted the date for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Examination (UTME).
According to the reports, the shift would enable the board meet its candidates' demands and public expectation.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday, February 11, said that it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The board made this known in its weekly bulletin from the office of the registrar and made available newsmen in Abuja.
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