The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has enrolled over 1.8 million possibility for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, unveiled this in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.
The registration of possibility for the all Computer Based Test (CBT) initiated on Feb. 10 and ended on Feb. 21.
As per him, enrollment was an immense achievement, including that there were no hitches at the whole way across the different certify CBT centres across the country.
The JAMB representative additionally expelled gossipy tidbits in a few quarters that candidates could begin printing their examination notice slip from March 2.
He stated, “This is deceiving and by no means right.
“Give me a chance to sound it obviously that the board has not accompanied any date for both the examination and the printing of examination notice slip for hopeful candidates.
“The board will declare the date for the 2019 UTME soon.
“As it is currently, no date has been fixed yet for both the examination and the printing of examination notice slip.
“The examination slips are normally printed, two weeks to the primary examination, yet that is simply after when the examination date has been fixed.
“Its absolutely impossible anyone can print examination notice slip when the examination date, itself, has not been fixed.”
He, asked candidates and different partners to try to avoid panicking, consoling them that the board would make declaration and appropriate sensitisation about the date for the examination and printing of examination