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JAMB may conduct second UTME in 2021, says Registrar

Oloyede, made this known on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring the profiling of candidates facing registration challenges for the 2021 UTME
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The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that a second Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination may be conducted in 2021 for candidates with genuine registration hitches.

Oloyede, made this known on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring the profiling of candidates facing registration challenges for the 2021 UTME.

“So far, we have just 17, 758 candidates with challenges that have been profiled, nationwide.

“At the end of the entire exercise, we may have to conduct another examination for those with genuine cases after the main UTME slated for June 19 to July 3,” he said.

He emphasised that the board is committed to ensure that Nigerian youths would be given an equal opportunity and access to tertiary education.

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