JAMB says over 1.3m candidates have accessed 2019 UTME result
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 1.3 million candidates have so far accessed their results using the result checker (code), 55019. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.
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Giving a breakdown of the total number of results checked by candidates through the various network providers, Benjamin noted that MTN had the highest, with a total of 888,598, followed by Glo, with a total of 190,923. He said that coming third was Airtel, with a total of 104, 970 candidates who have so far accessed their result using the network. Benjamin said that before now, Airtel had some technical hitches, but thankfully, all such challenges had been addressed. Speaking further, he noted that a total of 62,170 candidates had also accessed their results using the 9mobile service provider. The spokesman said the board appreciated the concern of those candidates who had challenges accessing their results, and expressed the board’s sincere apologies to the development. He noted that the board was partnering with the network providers in ensuring quality service in an attempt to forestall such occurrences in its subsequent examinations. Benjamin said that already, plans were already in place to forward the results to candidates’ profiles for viewing and printing.