2019 UTME: Parents of candidates lament inability to access JAMB result

2019 JAMB UTME CBT: Mother and father of candidates lament lack of ability to entry JAMB result Parents of some candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) have decried technical challenges faced by their wards in accessing by phone, the simply launched outcomes.

However, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, which carried out the examination, admitted the issue, assuring that it was working in collaboration with phone service suppliers to resolve the glitches. JAMB UTME

JAMB on Saturday directed the candidates to make use of the identical phone numbers utilized in registering for the examination to entry their outcomes by sending ‘RESULT’ to the code, ‘55019’

Mrs. Bridget Otuagha, a guardian, expressed worries on the problem her son was dealing with to get his outcome.

In line with her, ever because the outcome was introduced, her son had tried with out success to test his outcome as directed by the board.

“I’m sick with worries about this entire factor. My son has been attempting to get his outcome since Saturday however all to no avail.

“He has been sending this ‘RESULT’ to the stated code up till this morning, and there was no response to that impact.

“That is getting not simply him, however the whole household fearful. JAMB ought to please see if there may be one other strategy to this case,’’ Otuagha informed NAN.

Mrs. Florence Ibem, one other involved guardian, additionally informed NAN that her son was equally having the identical difficulty, checking his rating for a similar examination.

“Since they launched the outcome, now we have not been in a position to entry his rating by means of the phone quantity we utilized in buying the registration pin.

“After sending RESULT to the stated code severally, we solely waited to see that no response in any way will observe. That is disturbing and irritating.

“One thing needs to be completed and urgently too. Even whether it is withheld or cancelled, I believe we should know,’’ Ibem stated.

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When contacted, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s Head, Media and Info, apologised to the affected individuals on behalf of the board.

In line with him, the problem is from the service suppliers.

Benjamin stated that the board had acquired complaints regarding the improvement and summoned the service suppliers for a gathering on the issue.

We now have simply had a gathering with the service suppliers and so they have assured that they’re working laborious to get the difficulty addressed and that in no distant time, candidates ought to have the ability to entry their outcomes with out hitch.

“We’re simply attempting to make sure that all of the candidates deserving of outcomes ought to have firsthand data of their efficiency through their telephones.

“It’s after that, that we’ll go forward and submit it to our web site for candidates to go forward and print.

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We’re simply attempting to safeguard these outcomes from the actions of fraudsters.

“We wish candidates to know their scores first, in order that on attending to print them out on the enterprise centres, there wouldn’t be something humorous on their slips,’’ the JAMB spokesman defined. JAMB UTME

NAN stories that of the over 1.eight million candidates that registered for the examination, a complete of 1,792,719 of them had their outcomes launched by the board.

A complete of 49, 265 outcomes have been withheld for examination malpractice. Out of the quantity, 15, 145 outcomes are present process additional clarification as within the case of equivalent twins and siblings

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