UTME: 947,000 people took the JAMB exam.

According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, approximately 947,000 candidates took the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, in the last two days.

On Thursday in Abuja, JAMB's spokesman, Fabian Benjamin, revealed the figure after monitoring the ongoing UTME alongside the board's Registrar, Professor Is-haq Oloyede.

JAMB has resolved the technical issues that were experienced on the first day of the UTME in some centres across the country, he said, emphasising that everyone who registered would be allowed to write the examination.

In a statement he signed, Benjamin said the 2023 UTME was the best examination conducted “over a period of time.”

According to Benjamin: “In the last two days, excluding today, we have examined 947, 000 candidates. Out of the 947,000 candidates we had issues with about 60,000 candidates and these candidates are being rescheduled (for the exam).

“If you are to give a pass mark, out of 900,000, you had issue with 60,000, it is a fair share, but that is not to say even if it is one candidate that is unable to sit for the exam we are not concerned.”

Over 1.5 million candidates registered for the 2023 UTME which commenced on April 25.

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