By Funmilayo Adeyemi
ABUJA – The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the extension of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and mock examinations following reports of widespread delay in registration.
Oloyede said that the board had identified challenges in registration and as such proffering solution to them.
Oloyede said that following to this, the 2021 Mock earlier scheduled for May 20 would now hold on June 3, while the UTME would hold from June 19 to July 3.
“Field reports showed a huge improvement in the processes. As at today, 1,134,424 candidates have so far registered.
“Stakeholders undertook on the spot assessment of the CBT centers and discovered lapses which warranted the extension.
“The challenges among other include candidates non-compliance with registration requirements, using wrong format to generate profile code and using multiple phone numbers, among others,” he said.
He said that the board would sanction any CBT centres that violated the board’s requirements.