The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has explained that the delay been experienced in the release of the 2018 UTME exams are due to the security checks been carried out by the board.
JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede had announced that the board would delay the release of candidates’ results to enable it screen the results before they are released.
According to Nigerian Tribune, who spoke with JAMB spokesperson, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board held a crucial meeting on Monday and the results are expected to be released after the meeting or today.
“The Board is working diligently to ensure that the results are processed and posted on the board’s website soonest.
“The board was delaying some of the results because each has to undergo total scrutiny before being posted on its website to avoid cancellations later.
“Modalities were being put in place to ensure all the results are transparent and accurate.
“Tuesday’s result will be the second batch of the recently concluded UTME, which a total of 1,662,762 candidates registered for,” Benjamin said.
Naija News recalls that the 2018 UTME, were written between Friday, March 9 and Saturday, 17th March.