Scholarship for best post-UTME candidates

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Sep 3rd, 2014
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THE University of Ibadan (UI) has released the results of the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

At a press conference at the Senate Chamber, the Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof Isaac Adewole, said of the 8,844 candidates, who sat for the exam, over 6,000 scored above 50 per cent. No fewer than 2,351 failed; 226 were absent.

The school’s Admission Committee chairman, Prof James Olopade, said management had approved the award of scholarship to the best six candidates in the examination. He said the scholarship would be subjected to their fulfillment of the university’s admission requirements.

The awardees, according to him,  included Oluwakayode Animasahun; Efeturi Ajari; Olawale Ojo; Oluwaferanmi Omitoyin and Matthew Aremu.

He said the university was working to surmount the challenges it encountered during the examination.

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