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.”
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.