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JAMB To Release UTME 2021 Results Today – Oloyede

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The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Is’haq Oloyede has announced that the results of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will be released today, June 23, 2021. JAMB Registrar Is'haq Oloyede

Prof. Is-haq Oloyede disclosed this on Wednesday during a news conference in Enugu State. He said he had no reason whatsoever to withhold the results of the UTME.
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“The result ought to be out by now, but because I am not at the headquarters 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.

The registrar said his team was at the Southeast to access what was going on with the conduct of the examinations as well as to visit the new University in Ebonyi State.

He noted that JAMB registered 1,415,501 candidates in the UTME 2021 and 1,122, 095 had taken the examinations so far while 66,111 had yet to take.
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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.

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JAMB Partners With NIMC To Use National Identity Number For 2020 UTME RegistrationOloyede explained that the use of National Identity Number as directed by the federal government helped to reduce examination malpractice during the examinations.

“We were talking about the bogus 2.2 million candidates, but it has become clearer that more than 500,000 of such number are fake and …duplication.

“And we were able to detect this through NIN and now we have realistic number of JAMB candidates,” the registrar said.

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