2019 UTME: JAMB clarifies candidates’ complaints, gives update on released results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 1.three million candidates have to this point accessed their outcomes utilizing the end result checker (code), 55019.

The board’s Head, Media and Info, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.

Benjamin was talking in opposition to the backdrop of claims in some quarters that majority of candidates, who participated on the board’s 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), had but to entry their outcomes via the mentioned code.

He additionally described as unfaithful, speculations by some mischief makers that the N50 cost incurred via the code was going to the board’s purse.

“I wish to refute all these claims as there isn’t any fact in them.

“Initially, by our data, over 1.three candidates who sat for this examination have accessed their outcomes utilizing the code for checking the outcomes, which stays ‘55019’.

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“Again, let me also state in clear terms that the N50 charged in the process of checking these results does not go to JAMB’s purse but to the various service providers,” Benjamin mentioned.

In response to the spokesman, the clarification grew to become needed in view of what he described as ‘wicked and malicious rumours’ by some individuals that the board is charging a charge for checking of outcomes.

Giving a breakdown of the entire variety of outcomes checked by candidates via the varied community suppliers, Benjamin famous that MTN had the best, with a complete of 888,598, adopted by Glo, with a complete of 190,923.

He mentioned that coming third was Airtel, with a complete of 104, 970 candidates who’ve to this point accessed their end result utilizing the community.

Benjamin mentioned that prior to now, Airtel had some technical hitches, however fortunately, all such challenges had been addressed.

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Talking additional, he famous {that a} whole of 62,170 candidates had additionally accessed their outcomes utilizing the 9mobile service supplier.

The spokesman mentioned the board appreciated the priority of candidates who had challenges accessing their outcomes, and expressed the board’s honest apologies over the event.

He famous that the board was partnering with the community suppliers in guaranteeing high quality service in an try and forestall such occurrences in its subsequent examinations.

Benjamin mentioned that plans have been already in place to ahead the outcomes to candidates’ profiles for viewing and printing.

NAN stories that outcomes for the 2019 UTME have been launched on Saturday, Might 11.

Over 1.eight million candidates registered for the examination.

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Updated: May 15, 2019 — 4:05 pm


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