The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The results were released on Saturday.
The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede also disclosed at the board’s headquarters in Abuja, that a staff member of the examination board, Mr Adamu Musa, allegedly collected N25,000 from an admission seeker in 2018.
The results released showed that about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the exams, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice.
The Registrar of the board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, further stated that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification.
The 2019 UTME held between April 11 and April 18 in 698 computer-based test centres nationwide.
The board had said it was screening the UTME results for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.