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2022 UTME: 1.4 million candidates take a seat UTME in three days

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About 1.4 million candidates maintain to this level taken share within the continuing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) all over the country because it kicked off on Friday, Might perchance perchance 6, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said.

JAMB, in its weekly bulletin printed on Monday, said a total of 526,119 candidates took share on Friday; 506,868 on Saturday; and 391,849 on Monday.

It added that 262,885 candidates maintain been scheduled to make a choice their tests on Tuesday; 72,433 on Wednesday and 793 on Thursday.

Visually-challenged candidates are expected to take a seat the examination between Thursday and Saturday, Might perchance perchance 14 when the behavior of this year’s model of the examination is anticipated to full.

The behavior of UTME for visually-changed candidates is on occasion conducted by JAMB’s equal opportunity neighborhood which is led by a frail govt secretary of the National Universities Fee (NUC), Peter Okebukola.

The committee in 2021 conducted the examination in about 11 centres nationwide representing specific states and regions, with the examination physique picking up the transportation, accommodation and feeding bills of the candidates and participants that accompany them.

Complaints unaddressed
Meanwhile, despite pockets of complaints by each and each candidates and their other individuals, JAMB has kept mum.

Other than candidates who claimed they ignored their examinations as a consequence of uncomfortable biometric capturing machines, others reported technical hitches comparable to incomplete questions, energy failure and abrupt shutdown of computer systems within the heart of examinations.

But in preference to addressing those concerns, JAMB said stories from quite lots of centres “maintain indicated that there maintain been no indispensable concerns as the stories coming in from the states established the veracity of the stories earlier received from the many centre accreditation teams.”

The examination physique said it’ll soon originate the originate of results of candidates who maintain already taken the tests.

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“However, the originate of those results is with a caveat that after previewing the CCTV footage of the behavior of the examination, the consequence of any candidate stumbled on wanting would possibly perchance well be withdrawn if it had been released or withheld if now no longer yet released,” it said.

Assortment of candidates per order
JAMB said a total of 1,730,947 are taking the tests all over the country, with a tall chunk of the candidates in Lagos, Oyo, Kaduna and Kano states.

Per the examination physique, Lagos has the very supreme decision of candidates with 257,887; followed by Oyo with 98,834 and Ogun with 95,965 candidates.

Others are Kaduna with 94,113; Kano with 77,830; FCT with 77,705 and Rivers with 76,388.

States with the bottom enrollment figures are Zamfara with 6,668; Yobe (12,362), Ebonyi (12,600), Kebbi (16,619) and Jigawa with 19,195.

The figures are the decision of candidates taking the tests in these states whatever the candidate’s states of foundation.

Qosim Suleiman is a reporter at Top price Times in partnership with Document for the World, which suits native newsrooms with talented rising journalists to legend on beneath-covered factors all over the globe.

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