NECO delivers 2020 SSCE results, 26,277 candidates get five credits
The National Examinations Council on Thursday said 26,277 out of the 39,503 candidates who sat for its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates attained five credits and above including in English Language and Mathematics.
The examination council disclosed openly today, aso Naija report.
The board’s Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State, according to a statement by its Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani.
According to the statement, 41,459 candidates registered out of which 39,503 sat for the examination.
The statement also revealed that 6,465 cases of examination malpractices were recorded in 2020 as against 17,004 cases in 2019.
Sani quoted Obioma as associating the deduction in cases to the result of exacerbating monitoring of the examination by members of the governing board, management, and senior staff of the council.
The Registrar reiterated that in line with the Council’s zero tolerance for examination malpractice, four supervisors who were found culpable of aiding and abetting malpractice have been blacklisted and would no longer be immersed in the conduct of NECO examinations.
“One examination center in Ogun State has been derecognized for intimidation and several attempts to induce NECO officials as well as aiding examination malpractice.”