The Joint Examinations and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released results of 200,000 on Tuesday, March 1.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, who confirmed this in Abuja, saying that over 200,000 candidates’ results had been released since the examination commenced on Saturday.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has however, expressed his worry over the difficulties faced by non-computer literate students sitting for the examination.
The minister expressed his reservation when he visited some centres in the FCT to monitor the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) being conducted by JAMB, ThisDay reports.
“I seem to be very comfortable and happy with what they are doing. But my question has not been answered; that there may be people who are not computer literate, so, what do you do with them. I do not have reservation about CBT but I have sympathy for those who are not computer literate and there are many of them.”
Ojerinde has however, urged those who sat for the examinations to visit the JAMB’s website and check their respective results.
According to him, “More than one million, eight hundred and fifty thousand candidates applied to take the examination nationwide in 2016.
“The figures however recorded a slight increase of 113,673 candidates who applied for the examination in 2015.”