JOINT Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says it will further screen 27,105 results of candidates who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Making this known on Monday, in Abuja, the board noted in the statistics made available in the Weekly Bulletin from the Office of the Registrar, JAMB that 1,761,338 candidates registered for the exercise, adding that 1,707,626 sat for the exercise and results of 1,671,203 candidates have so far been released.
It however said that 69 results have so far being withheld and 27,105 were undergoing further screening, while 1,783 candidates who experienced biometric challenges were being investigated to ascertain their claims.
In a similar development, JAMB said that it conducted the 2022 UTME for foreign candidates on Saturday.
The board said the exercise took place in five out of its nine foreign centres and was a complete success.
JAMB said the centres where the examinations were held included Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg, South Africa; Buea, Cameroun; Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire; and Cotonou, Benin Republic.
However, it said the 2022 Foreign UTME will take place in Berlin, Germany; London, UK; Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and New York, United States of America in due course.
It further explained that the exercise was part of the boards’ largesse towards providing succour to foreign candidates who signalled interest to attend Nigerian tertiary institutions in its academic year.