JAMB: “Very Wonderful”, Plaudits as 12 Students of Abia School Score 300 and Above in UTME 2024

JAMB: “Very Wonderful”, Plaudits as 12 Students of Abia School Score 300 and Above in UTME 2024

  • The 2024 UTME result performance analysis of the Marist Brother's Juniorate, Uturu, Abia state, has surfaced online
  • Legit.ng reports that the Marist Brothers of the Schools Province of Nigeria is a religious congregation in the Catholic Church
  • Of the 94 students of the Uturu, Abia state branch of the school who wrote the 2024 UTME, 12 of the young men score 300 and above

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering education in Nigeria and worldwide.

Uturu, Abia state - 12 students of Marist Brothers' Juniorate, Uturu, in Abia state, scored 300+ in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Legit.ng reports that the UTME is an annual exam put together by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

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JAMB: 12 students of Abia school score 300+ in 2024 UTME
Several students of Marist Brothers' Juniorate, Uturu, Abia state, attained high UTME scores. Photo credits: BFG Images, Johnny Greig
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Young Nigerians sit for the UTME to enable them to gain admission into tertiary institutions in the country.

Per an analysis seen by Legit.ng on Friday, May 3, apart from the 12 outstanding students of Marist Brothers' Juniorate, 28 admission seekers with allegiance to the learning institute got 290 and above.

40 individuals scored 280 and above while 50 got 270+.

A total of 94 'Marist brothers' in Uturu sat for the UTME 2024.

UTME 2024 performance: Netizens react

Following the revelation, some X (formerly Twitter) users who were impressed shared their thoughts.

Legit.ng captures some comments below:

@DonStefanooo commented:

"I’m an xjay too, 2020 set.
"This is a very wonderful result but wasn’t up to ours in 2020."

@Frankokah said:

"Welldone boys."

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@Steve1889 wrote:

"Keep making us proud."

@AghaMmaghiri said:

"Brilliant boys."

@misterLAX wrote:

"This is great."

@Igbowuotu commented:

"There is something unique about Marist brothers."

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"Withheld result won't be released", JAMB announces

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that JAMB said withheld results would not be released.

The examination body, however, said results under investigation might be released, “if not found guilty thereafter”.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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