The best candidate in the 2015/2016 Post-UTME of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, concluded on Tuesday last week scored 86 per cent. He is Oriloye Fuad Olasunkanmi. Olasunkanmi, who chose Mass Communication, scored 259 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.
The first runner-up, Akinmusire Anike Mercy, a Direct Entry candidate, who applied to read English Education, scored 82 per cent.
Three candidates tied in the second runner-up category. They scored 80 per cent apiece. They are Adeniji Ibukun Emmanuel, a Direct Entry candidate who applied for Mass Communication; Leramo Busayo Rawlings, who applied to study History and International Studies and had 261 in UTME; and Bamidele John Seun, another prospective History and International Studies candidate, who applied through Direct Entry.
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A total of 5, 513 of the 17, 717 candidates who sat for the examination scored 45 Per cent and above.
It will be recalled that the best candidate in AAUA’s last year’s Post-UTME and UTME, Oluwatimileyin John Emmanuel, scored 90 per cent and 201 respectively and applied to read Philosophy.
Reacting to the results, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Professor Oluyemisi Adebowale, expressed delight at the development saying, “It is a toast to and a reflection of the quality of the examinations conducted by JAMB and AAUA.”
She congratulated the outstanding candidates and said the University is not only eager to receive them but is also keen to add them to the long list of its award-winning students.