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UTME 2022: JAMB News Roundup, JAMB Result 2022 For Friday, May 13, 2022




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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top JAMB news headlines for today Friday, May 13th, 2022.

Naija News reports that the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB), is currently conducting the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), an entrance examination board for higher institutions in Nigeria.

Below is a roundup of top stories on the 2022 UTME examination…

Check Out High Number Of Blind Candidates That Sat For UTME In Kano

No fewer than 78 physically challenged candidates took part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) being conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).


The JAMB Coordinator for the Kano centre Yahuza Bello, revealed the number while speaking with journalists shortly after monitoring the exercise at the School of Continuing Education, Bayero University Kano (BUK) on Thursday.

Bello, a former vice chancellor of BUK, said the 78 candidates were from the Kano centre, which includes Kano, Kaduna, Katsina and Jigawa.

According to him, since 2017 when JAMB inaugurated the JAMB Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG) under the leadership of Prof. Is-haq Oloyede to champion the cause of People Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) in the conduct of its examinations, the number of candidates sitting for the examination has increased, which is encouraging.


One Killed As Gunmen Attack JAMB Officials In Lagos

A yet to be identified gang of gunmen on Wednesday reportedly attacked officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Lagos State.

Reports reaching Naija News at the time confirmed that the assailants at midnight of Tuesday stormed the Mabila Hotel in Ikorodu, Lagos State, where they attacked and robbed officials of the examination body.

They are said to have killed the gateman of the hotel before raiding rooms in the hotel.


Confirming the attack, the State Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin told newsmen that the JAMB officials had been immediately relocated to a safe place following the incident.

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