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JAMB registers over 1.8m Candidates for 2022 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB says it has registered over 1,837,011 candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME).

This is contained in the Board’s weekly news bulletin released by the Head, Public Relations and Protocol Dr Fabian Benjamin on Monday in Abuja.

“A total of 1,837,011 candidates registered as at Saturday, 26th March, 2022,” JAMB said.

The figure is above the total number of candidates registered in 2021, when over 1,338,687 candidates were registered for the annual matriculation examination.

The registration for this year’s examination was held between February 19 and ended March 26, 2022.

Editing by Daniel Adejo