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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, the body saddled with the responsibility of conducting examination into tertiary institutions has extended the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and the Direct Entry, DE registration by two weeks.

The board also extended the UTME examination as well as the mock to further dates.
JAMB’S Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, announced the extension at a press conference, Saturday, in Abuja.

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Oloyede noted that the outcome followed the decision, of a two-day stakeholders’ meeting of the board in Abuja.

He said stakeholders recommended that a two-week extension be granted to candidates who have not been able to register as a result of some challenges associated with the National Identification Number, NIN, and others.

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He said a total of 1,134,424 candidates have so far registered as at the time the press conference was held.

The registration was to end on 7th May, 2021.

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