Fall In Standard Of Education: Only 378,639 Scored Above 200 In 2022 UTME

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Prof Ishaq Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday revealed that only 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations scored 200 and above.

This was disclosed by the Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, during the 2022 policy meeting.

DECENCY GLOBAL NEWS had earlier reported that Oloyede disclosed that an Ekiti indigene attained the highest score during the 2022 UTME examinations conducted by the board.

While giving further statistics of the 2022 examination, Oloyede noted that 378,639 scored above 200; a total of 520,596 candidates scored 190 and above ; 704,991 scored 180 and above; 934,103 scored 170 and above; 1,192, 057 scored 160 and above.

Speaking further, Oloyede noted that the board allowed candidates with awaiting results to register for the 2022 UTME.

“JAMB allowed awaiting results candidates to register and sit for the 2022 UTME. These candidates can’t be considered for admission on awaiting result status. They must present their O’level results on the board’s portal before the commencement of admissions”.