The Registrar of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has affirmed that the board will not organize another make-up examinations for those that missed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) last weekend.
Oloyede said this in response to the complaints by candidates sitting for the mop-up examination at the board’s computer-based centre (CBT) in Bwari.
According to him:
“There is nothing you can do … we placed adverts in newspapers, sent e-mails and text messages and if you did
not get it, it means that you were not invited for the exam.
“A bulk Short Message Service (SMS) was equally sent to your telephone numbers that you provided during the
“We will not reschedule the exam for people who came late.”
Report reveals that 85, 000 candidates of the 1.7 million that enrolled for the 2017 UTME registered late for the exam
or had some challenges with the exam and were therefore asked to resit for the examination yesterday
The mop-up examination which held in two sessions lasted for two hours from 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.