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JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Latest: JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Kamarudeen Ridwan, a student of the Ataoja Government High School, Osogbo, Osun State was the overall 4th best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with 319 marks.
JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Kamarudeen Ridwan

Report has it that Ridwan Kamarudeen who aspires to be a medical doctor got a scholarship to the higher institution from members of the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Tunde Olatunji, representing Ife North State Constituency as part of activities marking the lawmaker’s Birthday.

Earlier: Lagos State Congratulates Candidate With JAMB Highest Score in 2019 UTME

An SS3 pupil of Meiran Community Secondary School, Meiran, an SS3 pupil of Meiran Community Secondary School, Meiran, has been congratulated by the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Adebunmi Adekanye, for having the best score in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Ezeunala Ekene Franklin

Ezeunala Ekene Franklin scored 347 in the examination. A breakdown of the result showed that he had 78 in English, 91 in Mathematics, 86 in Physics and 92 in Chemistry.

Mrs. Adekanye, In a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Adesegun Ogundeji, said she was not surprised at Franklin’s performance, saying he had won many laurels representing the state in competitions.

The 15-year old came first in the Zonal final of 2018 NNPC National Quiz competition. He proceeded and represented the South West at the National finals in Abuja.

Franklin was to lead the Lagos team to 2018 Junior Engineers, Technicians and Scientist (JETS) competition last December but when it was rescheduled, he had to be dropped to enable him to concentrate on his WASSCE.

Mrs. Adekanye expressed joy that a new team of SS2 pupils eventually won the competition. A feat she ascribed to the qualitative education that the State has been providing, she also commended other public school pupils who also had high scores in the 2019 UTME – like Ihejeamatu Anthony of Festac Senior Grammar School who scored 327; AbdulLateef Adeyemi of Government Senior College, Ajara (295) and Tadese Fafai and AbdulWaheed Adegbite both of Abibat Mogaji Millennium Secondary School, Agege (291 and 271).

Earlier: JAMB Highest Score and Overall Best Candidate Announced in 2019 UTME: See Best Scores

Following the release and official announcement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination Results by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) the identities of the highest scorers in the examination has 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.

To check your 2019 UTME Result, CLICK HERE.

Earlier: JAMB Highest Scores in 2018 UTME Announced

Contrary to the earlier reports that Ape Moses had the highest score in the 2018 UTME, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced Galadima Zakari, a candidate who sat for the exam in Ogun State as the best candidate and not Moses Ape from Benue State.

However, Ape Moses happens to be the highest among candidates in Benue State and the entire North Central region of the country but Galadima Zakari has the overall highest score in 2018 UTME.

JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Further information revealed that Moses Ape is not even among the top four candidates in the 2018 UTME.

According to JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, the top four candidates are: Galadima Zakari with 364, Adekunle Jesufemi from Ogun State who sat for his examination in Abeokuta with 358, Alikah Oseghale from Edo State who sat for the examination in Ekpoma and scored 357, and Ademola Adetola from Ogun State who sat for the examination in Lagos and scored 355.

Akinyemi Paul from Ogun State, Ape Moses from Benue State, and Obi-Obuoha Abiamamela from River State all came fifth with a tie score of 354.

Dr Fabian urged individuals and organizations who want to use JAMB’s data for research purposes to always contact the exam body for up to date information so as not to misinform the public.

Meet Another Student of Shepherd International College Who Scored 351

Following the release of JAMB 2018 results, we noticed the highest UTME score of 311 at the time shown below. According to media reports, another JAMB candidate has emerged with the highest score so far. His name is Esan Ibukunoluwa Caleb, from the Shepherd International College, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.

Esan, who is a 17-year-old student sat for English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and scored 78, 91, 97 and 85 respectively, obtaining a total score of 351.

An announcement by the school on Saturday showed that his JAMB number is 85346758FD and his examination centre was Ekiti State University ICT centre. Esan hopes to study Computer Science in the university. 

Congratulations to the brilliant lad.

Candidates who are yet to check their JAMB 2018 results should see the procedure for checking UTME results on JAMB portal.

Meet Another UTME Candidate That Scored 311

Aliyu Muhammad Sani Kaugama, a UTME candidate from Jigawa State has so far emerged the candidate with highest score in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB Candidate With 4th Highest Score Gets Scholarship from Hon. Tunde Olatunji

Kaugama finished his secondary school education from the Academy for the Gifted and Talented Bamaina School in Jigawa. According to reports, he scored 311 in the 2018 UTME.

Mansur Ahmed, a media aide to the former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, shared the story of Kaugama’s academic feat on Facebook in Hausa.

This is what Mansur wrote in English: “The candidate who got the highest JAMB scores comes from Jigawa. Aliyu Muhammad Sani Kaugama is the candidate with the highest JAMB scores so far this year. The brilliant student of Academy for the gifted and talented Bamaina school scored 311 in the matriculation exams that was sat last week.

“There have been calls lately to the Governor Jigawa State Mohammed Badaru Abubakar to sponsor this young brilliant guy to study abroad so as to reach his maximum potential.” He said.

We wish him all the best.

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