Candidate Breaks UTME Mathematics Score Record


One Lotanna Azuokeke has reportedly broken a record in his school after scoring 99 marks in Mathematics in the just concluded 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Goldennewsng reports that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) released the results for this year’s UTME on Tuesday, May 2.

On checking his results like every other student, Azuokeke, a student of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate, Trans Ekulu, Enugu, discovered he had an overall 337 score in the examination.

His result was confirmed in a statement released to the public on Thursday by Dr Chiwuike Uba, the Media Adviser to the Bishop of the Diocese of Nike (Anglican Communion), founder of the school.

According to Uba, Azuokeke a native of Ọba in Idemmili South Local Government Area LGA of Anambra State, also scored 88 marks in chemistry, 86 in physics, and 64 in the English Language.

He said Azuokeke applied to study electrical/electronic engineering at his choice of institution, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

“Azụokeke broke the record that set by Chidera Obi who scored 329 marks to emerge overall best, five years ago,” Uba noted.


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