JAMB Officials to Release Second Batch Results

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is expected to release the second batch of the results for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) today, Tuesday, March 20.

The Head of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, confirmed to Nigerian Tribune that the Board held a crucial meeting on Monday over the results and that some results were to be released after the meeting or today.

The JAMB Officials are working diligently to ensure that the results are processed and posted on the portal soonest.

“The board was delaying some of the results because each has to undergo total scrutiny before being posted on its website to avoid cancellations later.

“Tuesday’s result will be the second batch of the recently concluded UTME, which a total of 1,662,762 candidates registered for,” Benjamin said.

He added that it had cancelled UTME results of Computer-based test centres where CCTV cameras showed malpractices.

There has been tension and panic among candidates, as they have not been able to access their results over one week since they wrote the exams.

The 2018 UTME, which started on Friday, March 9, 2018, was written by over 1.6 million candidates.

The exam ended on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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