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10 Rivers school students score above 310

The results of 10 students of Gold Springs High School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State who sat for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination between April 19 and 29 have surfaced online.

The results, as posted via the school’s X handle, tweeting as @GoldSpringsHigh, late Thursday, revealed that the highest score among the ten is 355 while the least is 311.

The school tweeted, “Huge congratulations to our students on their outstanding JAMB scores! Your hard work and dedication have paid off in the most incredible way.

“We are so proud of your academic excellence. The sky’s the limit for you all! Keep shining, future leaders.”

As seen by PUNCH Online, the image with the caption, ‘2024 GHS UTME Champions,’ showed that a student, identified simply as David had 355 out of a total of 400; followed by Iyowuna with 346 and Eniara with 344.

Coming with the fourth best result is Naphtali with 337, Mofiyinfoluwa with 336 and Kayla who had 335.

Joshua K scored 334, Ronaldo had 312, while Joshua C and Denzel scored 312 and 311, respectively.

According to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, 1,402,490 candidates out of 1,842,464 failed to score 200 out of 400 marks.

The examination body, through its registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, had stated that, among other reasons, the board considers the UTME as “only a ranking examination,” hence, its decision not to disclose the names of the highest-scoring candidates in the just-concluded UTME.

Also, the board urged Nigerians to be wary of any candidate parading printed result slips as currently, the result is not in any paper format.