JAMB: Why we won’t announce names of 2024 top scorers — Registrar

Source: Franktalknow Newspaper

Incident Overview:

  • JAMB will not disclose the names of the top scorers for the 2024 UTME
  • The Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, emphasized that UTME is considered a ranking examination by the board
  • The decision aims to prevent a recurrence of the ‘Mmesoma saga’ from the 2023 UTME
  • Ejikeme Mmesoma’s case highlighted discrepancies in claimed and actual scores
  • 1,989,668 candidates registered for the 2024 UTME across 774 CBT centers in 118 towns
  • JAMB stresses the importance of verifying candidates’ claims before offering awards for high performance


In conclusion, JAMB’s decision not to disclose the names of the top scorers for the 2024 UTME reflects a commitment to maintaining the integrity of the examination process. The board’s emphasis on verification of candidates’ claims and the avoidance of potential controversies, as seen in the ‘Mmesoma saga,’ underscores the importance of transparency and accuracy in academic assessments. As stakeholders navigate the complexities of admissions criteria and performance evaluations, it is crucial to prioritize fairness and accountability to ensure a level playing field for all candidates.

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