The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)has announced the commencement of registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry to tertiary education institutions in Nigeria.
The announcement was made on Saturday barely 48 hours after it had stopped the exercise over technical challenges of the National Identification Number.
According to the statement issued by the spokesperson for JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said registration for the examination had now commenced in full swing as all the issues had been resolved.
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“It was only put on hold to resolve the technical hitches. Registration is now in full swing,” he said, adding that some candidates had successfully registered for the examination.
According to him, the delay was caused by some unforeseen circumstances occasioned by its determined effort to have NIN integration.
He further implored candidates to exercice patience as the process will soon be up and rolling so that they can begin creation of profiles.