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.
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
- . Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwu Agnes – 365
- Nwobi Okwuchukwu David – 363
- Ojuba Mezisashe Shalom – 359
- Elikwu, Victor Chukwuemeka – 359
- Adebola Oluwatobi Paul – 358
- Gboyega Oluwatobiloba Enoch – 356
- Ojo Samuel Oluwatobi – 355
- Utulu, Jebose George – 355
- Osom Akan Awesome – 353
- Akakabota Fejiro Simeon – 352
- Ogundele Favour Jesupemi – 352
- Alatise Monsurah Bisola. – 352
- Adelaja Oluwasemilore Daniel – 352
All 13 candidates applied to study engineering courses, ranging from Industrial Production, Mechanical, Civil, Computer to Electrical Engineering.
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.