The use of USSD code to check the just released results of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has been suspended by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
JAMB spokesperson Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday.
It said candidates are now expected to visit the Board’s website to access their results.
The exam body said the new results checking process was necessitated by the current challenges associated with the USSD code.
It read: “It has come to the attention of the Board that the result checking on USSD code 55019 is saddled with some challenges. Consequently, the Board hereby directs all candidates to visit JAMB portal to check for their 2021 UTME result.
“Each candidate is to follow this simple steps; Visit https://www.jamb.gov.ng.
“On the menu bar, click on efacility; On the page that shows up, click on UTME 2021 Main Results Notification Slip; Enter your registration number and click the button Check My Result.
“Candidates can check their results from anywhere there is internet access, checking by USSD code 55019 is suspended.”