The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Saturday, July 1 for supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 85,000 candidates.
The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said the examination was for those who registered late and those with related issues.
He added that it will be spread across some Computer Based Testing (CBT) centres.
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“Following an enlarged management meeting of the JAMB, the supplementary 2017 UTME has been fixed to hold on Saturday, July 1.
“No fewer than 85,000 candidates are scheduled to write the examination.
“Affected candidates have been notified through text messages.
“By this notice, they are advised to check their e-mail and profile for the schedule of their examination or visit the board’s website for their status,’’ Benjamin said. .
The board advised rescheduled candidates to comport themselves and be of good behaviour.
“Many of the candidates rescheduled for this examination enjoy this privilege because of the board’s principles of equality and inclusiveness.
“It is better to let 100 offenders go free than to punish one innocent person.
“The board will enhance its monitoring of the examination as it would not compromise its sanctity.”
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