April 14, 2024

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has revealed that it has withheld the results of 111,981 candidates that sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The board’s Director of information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing the journalists in Abuja.

He added that 1,502,978 results have been released while the results of 350 blind candidates that sat for the exam have not been released.

Benjamin said, “After viewing all CCTV footages during the conduct of the 2018 UTME and considering reports from our supervisors, monitors and other independent Nigerians, JAMB has released the results of 1,502,978 candidates.

“1,652,825 candidates had indicated interest in the examination by registering for the 2018 UTME. Also, 112,331 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 figures above exclude foreign candidates whose examination will be conducted in April.”

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