The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, finally released result of candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME on Saturday.
Nigerians on social media have reacted to the outcome of the examination and the time it took the exam board to release the results.
Recall that the 2019 UTME was conducted from April 11 to April 18 and over 1.8 million candidates registered for it.
The board also announced that it withheld the results of 34,120 candidates for various infractions.
JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede made this known to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja.
Here are reactions from Nigerians on social media:
@Isa_Dukawa, “As long as they didnt explain result checking procedures the result is still on hold.”
@mrpeace2023, “This is useless organization, holding students result for long period of time useless.”
@jimo_sodiq, “Has anyone been able to check the results, if yes, pls tell us how to check it
@abusahl, “Wow! Masses have been waiting for this! Congratulations.”
@sokidwest, “What if the person lost his/her number.”
@abdulgombe1060, “Miracle centre’s and so call elite school are home of Malpractice. Thank God Next level started.”
@nsioduma, “Send an sms: Result to 55019 they the phone number you used in registering for the exam.”
@Solazo, “No cause for jubilation when over 34k results witheld…. Incompetent set of people.”
@Alanchewo, “I pity the innocents who found themselves in cancelled miracle centres.”
@lordkelvenmarie, “To the affected 34,120 students, better luck on your next attempt. You will definitely be a university graduate someday. Begin again with the end in mind.”