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Lagos state government has cancelled tomorrow’s monthly environmental sanitation due to the UTME Examination which is to hold tomorrow Saturday February 27th.

Meanwhile, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says more than 1.85 million candidates applied for this year ‘s UTME on its Computer-Based Test (CBT) platform.

The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, announced this in a statement emailed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.

The statement said that this year’s figure was an improvement on the 1.47 million candidates who applied for the same examination in 2015.

It added that the figure for the 2016 UTME showed an increase of 113, 673 applicants against last year’s figure.

According to the statement, a total of 343 prison inmates nationwide will participate in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

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