JAMB releases 14,620 withheld UTME results, withdraws 14 others


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cleared and released the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results of 14,620 candidates hitherto under investigation.

The exam body which made this known in a statement issued by its director of media, Dr Fabian Benjamin on Tuesday, said the Board has also withdrawn results of 14 candidates earlier released.

The statement also revealed that results of 93 other candidates are still withheld.

It reads: “This followed the consideration and further approval of the recommendations of the investigators by the Board’ management at a management meeting held on Tuesday, 27th July, 2021.

” You will recall that the Board, in its earlier release, stated it would still review the results of the 2021 UTME exercise and any candidate found wanting would have his/her result withheld.

“Out of the withheld results thirteen were discovered to have been involved in examination infractions after they were released and the one earlier withdrawn bringing the total of the results that have been withdrawn to fourteen.

“In a similar vein, the results of the 332 blind candidates whose examination was conducted this month have also been released.

” The withdrawn results are for the following candidates:

1) Gabriel Micheal
2) Lawson Ruth Joy
3) Sadiq Mahbub Auwal
4) Attama Lawrence Ikedichukwu( earlier withdrawn)
5) Tambaya Yahaya
6) Anowa Anointing
7) Ogbonna Joseph Dibia
8) Ani Maryrose AdaLoki) Loiki Ayomiposi Precious
10) Ekeocha
11) Oluwarotimi
12) Edu Teslim Abiola
13) Simon Friday Promise
14) Onyeama Odi. “