The cut-off marks for admission into the 104 unity schools nationwide has been pegged by the Ministry of Education at 134 on average for the five South-East states, while states in the North have cut-offs of 20 marks and even below.
The recently released cut-off lists is out of a total 300 marks, according to Sahara Reporters.
The cut-off lists for the 2020/2021 academic year, shows a huge disparity between the cut-off marks which candidates from South-East and South-West states should have and what the candidates from North should obtain.
According to the breakdown, Anambra has the highest cut-off of “139 marks for both males and females; Imo 138; Enugu 134, Lagos 133; Delta 131, Ogun 131, Abia 130 and Edo.”
Osun and Oyo also are among the 10 top with the highest cut-off marks with both of them having 127 marks.
According to the document, the least 10 cut-off marks for Unity Schools are all northern states; Gombe 58; Nasarawa 58; Borno 45; Jigawa 44, Bauchi 35; Kebbi has 9 for males and 20 for females.
Also, Sokoto has 9 for males and 13 for females; Zamfara has 4 marks for males and 2 for females.
Taraba and Yobe are the least states with Taraba having 3 for males and 11 for females while Yobe has 2 for males and 27 for females.
The cut-off marks were reportedly released by the National Examination Council.