60-year-old UTME candidate who needs to study Drug store raises worry over score


ABUJA — A 60-year-elderly person who composed the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME to understand Drug store, has raised worry over his powerlessness to accomplish his fantasy because of low score. The man, Mr Gabriel Olarenwaju Akinyemi, who composed the Joint Affirmations and Registration Board, Frame’s UTME, scored a total of 161.

The Indigene of Ekiti, who sat for the assessment at Mater Christi focus in Igede-Ekiti, Ekiti State, had picked the College of Lagos to seek after his favored course of study.

He supposedly surrendered his arrangement as Court Enlistment center at the Ekiti State Legal executive in 2017 to seek after his instructive objectives subsequent to taking the Senior Auxiliary School Authentication Assessment at the Christ Young men’s Optional School, Ado-Ekiti Support, which uncovered this in its week after week news announcement it discharged Sunday night, said Akinyemi was not content with what he scored.

He was said to have first excited open intrigue when he introduced himself for enrollment at the UTME/DE 2020 Enlistment practice in January at the Ekiti State Office, Ado-Ekiti.

As indicated by the board, the sexagenarian had at the setting of the enlistment told the confused staff of the board and co-UTME applicants, his fantasies about acquiring a first-degree authentication despite his age. Akinyemi who inhabited Obafemi Awolowo Institute, Fajuyi, Ado-Ekiti, was said to have shown up not long after at the State Office to make enquiries in promotion of his desire.

He poured encomiums on the current administration of Pillar for the changes affected in the Board’s operational procedures while likewise recognizing the Board for all the security and control endeavors at checking the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“While talking with the Ekiti State Facilitator, Mr Abdulhakeem Abdulhameed, Akinyemi said his long lasting desire had been to acquire a degree endorsement thus his assurance to the UTME this time around,” the notice read.

He stated: “In my energetic days, I had an enthusiasm to concentrate however my folks were extremely poor and they couldn’t support my instruction. In this way, I halted after elementary school training.

“Be that as it may, because of my assurance to secure information, I chose to encourage my instruction first by getting my ‘O’ level outcome, which I went decisively and now my next target the main degree without which my appetite would not be satisfied.”


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