2020 UTME: JAMB Debunks Rumour on Rescheduling of Ongoing Exams

Joint Admission Board (JAMB) Denies / Dubunks Rumour Trending Online on the Rescheduling of Ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from Monday, 23rd March - Saturday, 4th April 2020 to Friday, 20th March and Saturday, 21st March 2020.

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) via the JAMB Spokesperson Mr. Benjamin Fabian on Thursday, said it did not rescheduled the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME as been rumoured.

This coming against the backdrop of reports making waves on social media that with several States in the country suspending gathering of more than 50 person, the board has rescheduled some of the 2020 UTME for next week.

The rumour reads:

“All UTME Candidates whose exam were dated between Monday, 23rd March – Saturday, 4th April 2020 should take note that their exam has been rescheduled for Tomorrow, Friday, 20th March and Saturday, 21st March 2020.

“You are expected to reprint your Slip to know your new date. Kindly inform others.”

However, the Spokespersons for the board, Mr. Benjamin Fabian said that, JAMB did not move any examination as scheduled.

“Candidates should disregard the rumour and prepare for their examination as stated,” Fabian added.

In a latest development, The Joint Admission Matriculation Board via their twitter handle has just hinted or disclosed the reasons why most of the candidates received a text from the board on a new examination date. Read Tweet Below:

This is to bring to the notice of the public that the Board has not rescheduled its examinations as being rumoured around. All examinations would end on Saturday, 21 March 2020 with the few candidates in Bayelsa and Rivers States only who were earlier scheduled to sit the examinations  next week. The Board hereby advises candidates in the two states to reprint their slips to note the venue and time of their adjusted examination schedules.