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JAMB Announces May 26 Date For Re-Scheduled UTME Candidates

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JAMB Set To Conduct Re-Scheduled Examination For Affected Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday disclosed that it had set Saturday, May 26 for rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for more than 12,000 candidates across the country.

The category of candidates affected are those whose biometrics were not captured during the initial period of the UTME in March and others who meet conditions listed by the board.

The information was made available by JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

According to Mr Benjamin, more than 12,000 candidates are expected to sit for the mop up examinations in few of its centres across the country.

He said: “It would also include those, who are yet to see their results since the end of the examinations in March till date and have not been involved in any form of malpractice.”

“It will also include those, who were unable to print out their e-slip before the earlier examinations and those whose centres were cancelled for suspected malpractices.’’

According to him, “there are centres that were cancelled because of suspicious activities but the board was unable to identify the actual culprits.

However, he said that those, who were involved and caught in illicit acts and centres where a case of malpractice has been established against them would not partake in the rescheduled examinations.

Naija News understands candidates who might have fallen into any of the categories qualified for the examination are expected to print their e-slips from Monday, May 21.

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