JAMB Finally Releases 2019 UTME Results, Withholds 34,120
Prof Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB registrar/File

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday announced the release of 1,792,719 results of candidates who sat the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Concise News understands that more than 1.8 million candidates sat the 2019 UTME from April 11 to April 18.

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Registrar of the examination body Professor Is-haq Oloyede announced the release of the results in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

The JAMB boss said that due to various infractions the board withheld the results of 34,120 candidates.

The registrar also said that 15,145 of the aforementioned results were withheld for further clarification.

“For 2019 results 1,886,508 candidates registered including those in foreign centres,” he announced.

“Out of this number which excludes Direct Entry, 59,667 were absent and a total of 1,826,839 sat for the UTME.

“Today, we release 1,792,719 results. Some 34,120 results withheld including the results of 15,145 candidates identified by identical twins for further clarification.”

This news medium had reported on Friday that the registrar said JAMB would release the results on Saturday morning.

How to check UTME results.

1. Send RESULT as an SMS to 55019 using the same number that was used for registration.

2. An SMS will be sent back to your phone carrying your UTME 2019 results.

JAMB said it simplified the way to check results for the 2019 examination to avoid extortion of candidates.