FOURTY-SEVEN per cent of candidates who wrote the 2013/2014 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State scored above 200.
According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, the result of the post-UTME screening exercise was released in less than three hours after the exercise.
He said, “Out of 12,200 candidates who participated in the screening exercise, 44 scored 300 marks and above while 5,691 candidates scored 200 marks and above, out of a possible 400.
“Durotoluwa Olanrewaju, who applied to study Chemical Engineering, tops the list after scoring 332 while Soile Adetola, who applied to study Medicine, came second with 327. However, two candidates: Odimayo Moses and Nafiu Oluwadamilare, who both applied to study Electrical and Electronics Engineering, scored 323 each.”
The Vice – Chancellor, Prof. Bamitale Omole, however, commended the intellectual soundness of those who took part in the screening exercise.