By Salisu Baso
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.
Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Register of JAMB made the announcement at a news conference after a two-day meeting with stakeholders in Abuja on Saturday.
Oloyede said that the board had identified challenges in registration and as such proffering solution to them.
He said that at the end of the meeting, stakeholders had recommended a two-week extension for the exercise fixing the new date for May 29.
The board had earlier fixed the deadline for registration for May 15, however, it had to extend the date owing to challenges candidates were faced with during registration.
Oloyede said that following this, 2021 Mock earlier scheduled for May 20 would now hold on June 3, while the UTME would hold from June 19 to July 3.