The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have today released the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
According to the JAMB Registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyede,
“The result ought to be out by now, but because I am not at the headquartres and I do not want to approve it while on the field.
“But as soon as I get to Abuja today all the examinations up to the one being taken today will be approved and released because we have no reason to continue to hold on to it,” he said.
JAMB statistics showed that a total of 1,415,501 candidates registered in the UTME 2021 and 1,122, 095 had taken the examinations so far while 66,111 had yet to take.
According to him, the board has some 650 examination centres across the country, out of which, 30 centres have been delisted for performing below standard.
“53 centres are currently under watch while 600 of them performed excellently.
“It is our wish and desire that the board will continue to ensure that such non performing centres with ulterior motive will not be allowed to participate in the exercise,” he said.
Oloyede explained that the use of National Identity Number (NIN) as directed by the federal government helped to reduce examination malpractice during the examinations.