The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed the best candidates in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME).
Two candidates from Anambra State outshone others with 365 and 363 scores, respectively.
The candidate with the highest UTME score in Nigeria is Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes from Anambra State who scored 365 over 400.
Nwobi Okwuchukwu David, also from Anambra State, came second with 363.
They were followed by a candidate from Edo State with 359 while two candidates from Ekiti made the list on the fourth and fifth positions, scoring 358 and 356 respectively.
Another two candidates from Delta also scored 359 and 352 respectively.
Other states that appeared on the list are Ekiti, Ondo, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Oyo, and Ogun states.
Out of the 13 listed candidates, two scored 359, two, 355, while four candidates scored 352.
“They are 10 in number and if you notice, some of the candidates scored the same mark and they are (tied) on the same position,” the spokesperson of the board, Fabian Benjamin, said.
Acording to the examination body, five of them desire to attend University of Lagos while two of them listed Covenant University as their first choice.
Two of the candidates plan to attend Obafemi Awolowo University; two also applied to attend University of Ilorin while one applied for Kwara State University and University of Ibadan.