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JAMB speaks on difficulty in result check

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has addressed reports on the challenges associated with checking of results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the results in Abuja on Saturday, said about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the examination, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice.

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Oloyede stated that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification.

Speaking on candidates complaints about their inability to access their results, the board in a post on its official Twitter page wrote:” The Board has noticed that candidates are having difficulties assessing their results, especially with some networks.

“The network providers are looking into these technical hitches and have assured that normalcy would be restored soon.”