The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released a list of top 10 candidates in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
In JAMB’s 2020 policy meeting document as seen by GistReel, the top 10 candidates scored between 352 and 365 in their UTME.
From analysis, two candidates from Anambra State outshone others with 365 and 363 scores respectively.
Coming behind them is a candidate from Edo State with 359 while 2 candidates from Ekiti State made it to the 4th and 5th positions with 358 and 356 scores respectively.
Two candidates from Delta State also made the list after scoring 359 and 352 respectively.
States that made it to the list are Anambra, Edo, Delta, Ekiti, Ondo, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Oyo, and Ogun.
According to the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin
“They are 10 in number and if you notice, some of the candidates scored the same mark and they are (tied) on the same position.”
Below are the names of the candidates and their scores as released:
- Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes -365
Nwobi Okwuchukwu David – 363
Ojuba Mezisashe Shalom – 359
Elikwu, Victor Chukwuemeka – 359
Adebola Oluwatobi Paul – 358
Gboyega Oluwatobiloba Enoch – 356
Ojo Samuel Oluwatobi – 355
Utulu, Jebose George – 355
Osom Akan Awesome – 353
Akakabota Fejiro Simeon – 352
Ogundele Favour Jesupemi – 352
Alatise Monsurah Bisola. – 352
Adelaja Oluwasemilore Daniel – 352
All 10 candidates applied to study engineering related courses, ranging from Industrial Production, Mechanical, Civil, Computer to Electrical Engineering.
It should be recalled that the 2020 UTME commenced on March 14 and ended March 21 in its accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide.
A total number of 1,949,983 candidates wrote the 2020 UTME examination.