•WAEC to release results 60 days after exam
Candidates who are Awaiting their O’Level results can seat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has said.
JAMB spokesperson Dr. Fabian Benjamin made the clarification yesterday in a statement in Abuja.
He said the board would not confirm any admission for candidates with awaiting result.
Benjamin said this would enable JAMB grant admission to only qualified candidates, who are ready to advance their educational pursuit in tertiary institutions, conserve resources and also provide credible data.
He advised candidates to upload their O’level results on JAMB’s website before the end of August.
Also yesterday, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) said it plans to reduce the waiting days for the release of its West African Senior School Certificates Examination (WASSCE) results to 60 days.
The Head of National Office (HNO), WAEC in Nigeria, Mr Olu Adenipekun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the waiting days will now be 60 days as against 90 days previously.
Adenipekun spoke with NAN on the side-line of the council’s 65th anniversary celebration, which began on Thursday in Lagos.
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