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69-year-old takes 2023 UTME to study medicine

69-year-old takes 2023 UTME to study medicine

Data received from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board have revealed that Babatunde Fabiyi, 69, was one of the applicants who took the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination with the intention of enrolling in the University of Lagos’s medical school.

It was learned that Fabiyi, who selected UNILAG as his top choice, selected LASU, also known as the Lagos State University, as his second choice with the same intention of pursuing a career in medicine.

The panel that oversaw the exam took note of the fact that the sexagenarian chose the Yaba College of Technology as his third choice for a science laboratory technology programme.

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JAMB, in its comments, noted that “The sexagenarian, who hailed from Egbado-North, Ogun State, sat the UTME at Centre 457, Nubi Private School, Okota, Lagos State. The centre’s examination officials, in their various submissions, indicated that Mr Fabiyi was a model candidate as he not only came to the centre early enough but also followed all the instructions given to him diligently.”

It was reported that over 1.5 million candidates sat the 2023 UTME and results from the exam and mop-up UTME have so far been released by the board.

69-year-old takes 2023 UTME to study medicine

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