Following the official announcement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination Results by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, the identities of the candidates with the highest scores in the examination have been revealed. The names of the candidates were made known by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyode.
According to JAMB Boss, 15 year old Ekene Franklin from Abia State emerged the highest with UTME score of 347. The JAMB Registrar however stated that the young boy will not be admitted by his school of choice; UNILAG due to the fact that he is not up to 16 years of age.
The 2nd highest score was from 16 year old Igban Emmanuel Chidiebube, also from Abia State with UTME Score of 346. while 17 year old Oluwo Isaac Olamilekan Oloyode from Osun State came 3rd with UTME Score of 345.
Oloyode however did not reveal the the intended courses of the best performing students.