The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Tuesday it was investigating claims of candidates who had biometric malfunctions and technical issues that prevented them from writing the 2022 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The Examination agency noted this in a tweet via its official Twitter @jambhq.
Statistics from the Board’s website show that while 1,761,338 registered for the 2022 exam, only 1,707,626 took the exam, bringing a total of 53,712 who did not take the exam despite registering.
The Board is investigating allegations by candidates who were unable to attend UTME 2022 due to biometric malfunctions or technical issues. “Those whose claims are true may be reconsidered for the examination,” the council said.