Out of the 7,287 candidates invited by the University of Ibadan (UI) for the 2012 post Unified Tertiary Education Matriculation Examination (UTME), only 2,506 candidates passed, about 34.4 per cent . There were 163 absentees.
The examination was held on Monday 9 July 2012.
A release signed by the University’s Director of Public Communications, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo and made available to pmnews today disclosed that some candidates who chose Political Science, Guidance and Counseling, Linguistics and African Languages among a host of others scored as low as 10 per cent.
According to the release, the candidates were invited based on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s criteria of Merit, Locality and Educationally Less Developed States (ELDS).
The release shows that the following three candidates: Adedoyin Ibukunoluwa (MB BS), Shuaibu Gideon Enebojo (MB BS) and Adepoju Adekunle (Electrical/Electronics Engineering) scored 88 per cent, being the highest mark.
“They were followed by Fashola Oreoluwa (MB BS), Omozojie Samson (MB BS) and Adetayo Michael Babatunde (Law) with 87 per cent while Dagie Blessing Ebahi (Communication and Language Arts), Adaja Aba Emmanuel (MB BS), Efebame Edeki (MB BS) and Jayeola Idris Olayiwola (Pharmacy) scored 86 per cent”.