Imo, Abia, Osun State Top 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released the results of 1,792,719 candidates out of the 1,886,508 who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in April.

The results of 34,120 candidates were withheld including those of 15,145 candidates being clarified as β€˜identical twins and siblings.’ About 59,667 candidates failed to turn up for the exam.

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Announcing the results in Abuja on Saturday, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, said Franklin Ekele, 15, from Imo State, emerged as the highest performer with 347 marks, followed by Abia State’s Emmanuel Chidiebube, 16, who scored 346, and Osun State’s Isaac Olamilekan, with 345 score.

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However, Oloyede said Ekele and Chidiebube might not gain admission to their school of choice, University of Lagos, because they were underage.

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