1.8m Candidates Registered for UTME ~ Officials
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.
NAN reported that registration of candidates for the all Computer Based Test (CBT) commenced on February 10 and terminated on February 21.
Benjamin said that the registration was a huge success, adding that there were no hitches at all across the various accredited registration centres nationwide.
“We have concluded the registration and we recorded over 1.8 million candidates for the UTME this year.
“Registration closed on February 21, when we stopped the pin vending for the exercise.
“However, some candidates who had acquired the pin but were unable to register before February 21, due to one reason or the other, were allowed to do so till 12 midnight, February 25.
“The registration finally closed on February 25, he said.