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JAMB reveals 378,639 UTME candidates scored above 200

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday revealed that only 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations scored 200 and above.

This was disclosed by the Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, during the 2022 policy meeting.

While giving further statistics of the 2022 examination, Oloyede noted that 378,639 scored above 200; a total of 520,596 candidates scored 190 and above ; 704,991 scored 180 and above; 934,103 scored 170 and above; 1,192, 057 scored 160 and above.

Speaking further, Oloyede noted that the board allowed candidates with awaiting results to register for the 2022 UTME.

“JAMB allowed awaiting results candidates to register and sit for the 2022 UTME. These candidates can’t be considered for admission on awaiting result status. They must present their O’level results on the board’s portal before the commencement of admissions”.

In related development, Ekiti indigene scored highest 2022 UTME mark – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday revealed that an Ekiti State indigene by the name Adebayo Eyimofe scored the highest mark in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

This was disclosed during the 2022 policy meeting of the board currently holding at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, Punch reports.

According to a presentation by the registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Adebayo who wrote his examination in Abuja, scored a total of 362 marks.

He was followed closely by Ugwu Chikelu, an indigene of Enugu state who also wrote his UTME in Abuja. Ugwu scored 359.

Other high scorers include Igbalaye Ebunoluwa 357; Emmanuel Oluwanifemi 357; Ozumba Samuel 357; Olumide-Attah Ayomide 355; Lawal Olaoluwa 355; Dokun Jubril 354; Amaku Anthony 354 and Aghulor Divine 353.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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