The registration period for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been extended by one week, according to a statement from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
The news was released in a statement by Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, in Abuja.
The statement revealed that the one-week registration extension began Wednesday, February 15, 2023. While the sale of ePINs will end on February 20, 2023, applicants are allowed to continue with the UTME registration till Wednesday, February 22, 2023.
“At the close of the sale of e-PINs on Tuesday, 14th February 2023, 1,527,068 candidates had successfully registered for the 2023 UTME exercise inclusive of the 168,748, who indicated their interest to take the Mock-UTME,” the statement noted
The Site News understands that a total of 1,527,068 candidates had successfully registered for the 2023 UTME exercise.
Drama As Lecturer Meets His Ex-Nursery School Teacher As Student In His Class
Meanwhile, there was a mild drama last week after a lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Abia State University, Uturu, Anucha Wisdom, met his former nursery school teacher at the institution.
In a post via his Facebook page, the Public Affairs Analyst and academician narrated how he found out that a student in his class, Aunty Ijeoma, was his nursery school teacher while he was still at a tender age.
According to Wisdom, Ijeoma had been a student in his department, but he never knew until she had to take his course. The elated lecturer said they both jumped on each other during the reunion while students and lecturers were left in awe.
Wisdom wrote on his Facebook page: “Early this week, I reconnected with Aunty Ijeoma, who was my Nursery 3 teacher at St. Joseph’s Development Nursery/Primary School Umuchichi Aba. Fortunately, she has been a student in my department, and I knew not, not until they came to take my course. ‘Wisdom! Is that you?’, She shouted at me.
“Aunty I.J, it’s your boy,’ I responded as we threw ourselves on each other. The entire class almost went agog. Aunty IJ has really added more flesh. She was single then when she taught us.
“Quickly, I peeped into her bag to check if I could still see that her cane she’d always use to ‘design’ our back. Unfortunately, it wasn’t there again.
“‘While you spoke, I still heard that your little noisy voice in class those days in school. Wizzy Boy! I am extremely proud of you!’ She concluded.”