JAMB Withholds 76,925 UTME Results Over Malpractices
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 1,606,901 results out of the 1,718,425 that registered in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, told a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday that the remaining 80,889 candidates results would be released soon, but 76,925 have been deliberately witheld because of alleged malpractices.
“Six weeks into the registration, we harvested in preparation for the exam about 1.7 million registrations.
“But so far, we have released the results of 1,606,901 candidates, leaving us with a balance of 80,889.
“Out of this 80,889, we have deliberately withheld 76,925 results for further investigation because of alleged malpractices,” he said.