JAMB Speaks on When UTME Results Under Investigation Will Be Released

JAMB Speaks on When UTME Results Under Investigation Will Be Released

  • Nigeria's top examinations body, JAMB, has responded to a question of how long it will take a UTME result that is under investigation to be released
  • Legit.ng recalls that JAMB disclosed that the results of 64,624 out of the 1,904,189, who sat the 2024 UTME, were withheld and subjected to scrutiny
  • JAMB stated that the results are under probe for verification, procedural investigation of candidates, centre-based scrutiny and alleged examination misconduct

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Garki, Abuja - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results under investigation will be released when the probe is over.

Legit.ng reports that JAMB stated this via a tweet quote on Monday, May 6.

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JAMB opens up on when UTME 2024 results under investigation will be released
Professor Ishaq Oloyede is the registrar of JAMB. Photo credit: Prof Is'haq O. Oloyede
Source: Facebook

It would be recalled that JAMB recently announced the release of the 2024 UTME results.

The registrar, Professor Ishaq Olarewaju Oloyede, disclosed that the results of 64,624 out of the 1,904,189, who sat the examination, were withheld by the board and would be subjected to investigation.

The agency stated that the results of over 64,000 candidates are under scrutiny for verification, procedural investigation of candidates, centre-based investigation and alleged examination misconduct.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that JAMB introduced new channels for the acceptance of admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

It would be recalled that JAMB had hitherto accepted login to the candidate's profile by accredited computer-based test (CBT) centres on the Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS). But that has changed with the latest update from Professor Ishaq Oloyede-led agency.

Source: Legit.ng

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