UTME 2020: Anambra Tops As JAMB Reveals Names Of 13 Best Candidates And Their Scores

June 17, 2020
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released names of top best students who sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The data released by the exam body revealed the states of origin of the 13 candidates who are from Anambra, Edo, Delta, Ekiti, Ondo, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Oyo, and Ogun states.

Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes, a candidate from Anambra, secured the highest UTME score in Nigeria with 365. He was followed closely by Nwobi Okwuchukwu David, also from Anambra, with 363.

The third spot was jointly occupied by Ojuba Mezisashe Shalom and Elikwu Victor Chukwuemeka – from Edo and Delta states respectively — with a score of 359.

On the fifth and sixth spots were Adebola Oluwatobi Paul and Gboyega Oluwatobiloba Enoch — both from Ekiti — who had 358 and 356 respectively.

The seventh spot was also jointly held by Ojo Samuel Oluwatobi from Ondo and Utulu Jebose George from Delta with a score of 355.

Osom Akan Awesome from Akwa Ibom occupied the ninth position with a score of 353 while four candidates held the 10th spot with a score of 352.

Below is the list of 13 candidates with the highest score at the 2020 UTME:1

  1. . Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes – 365
  2. Nwobi Okwuchukwu David – 363
  3. Ojuba Mezisashe Shalom – 359
  4. Elikwu, Victor Chukwuemeka – 359
  5. Adebola Oluwatobi Paul – 358
  6. Gboyega Oluwatobiloba Enoch – 356
  7. Ojo Samuel Oluwatobi – 355
  8. Utulu, Jebose George – 355
  9. Osom Akan Awesome – 353
  10. Akakabota Fejiro Simeon – 352
  11. Ogundele Favour Jesupemi – 352
  12. Alatise Monsurah Bisola. – 352
  13. Adelaja Oluwasemilore Daniel – 352

All 13 candidates applied to study engineering courses, ranging from Industrial Production, Mechanical, Civil, Computer to Electrical Engineering.

Four will attend the University of Lagos, two each will attend Covenant University, Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Ilorin. One will go to Kwara State University.

KanyiDaily recalls that on Tuesday JAMB had announced 160 as the cut-off mark for admission into public varsities with that of polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 120 and 100 respectively.

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