10,923 fail OAU Post-UTME

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Onyenachi Nze bagged the highest score in the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state on 8 August.

Nze with UTME number: 55227945CC scored 348 and looks certain to get an admission to study is dream course, English Education, at the foremost university.

While Nze was flying high, 10, 293 candidates failed to make the cut. That is about about 43 per cent of the 20,631 students who sat for post-UTME exams. They failed to score above the 200 cut off mark.

Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, on Sunday revealed that: “Out of about 20, 631 candidates, who sat for the screening exercise, 10,338 candidates scored 200 marks and above. This signifies about 58 per cent, specifically 57.08 per cent.

“A sizeable number of the candidates, however, put in exceptional brilliance which produced spectacular results, scoring 300 and above, with four of them, who are aspiring to study Education English, being outstanding.

“Leading with the highest score of 348 is Onyenachi Nze, with UTME no: 55227945CC, aspiring to study English Education, while the second highest of 344 was scored by Olalekan Adebajo, with UTME no: 55552404.

“The other two candidates, who both scored the same marks are Jude Epunam and Oluwatobi Oseni.”

Olarewaju advised all the candidates that sat for the examination to check their results.

culled from PM news

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