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Over 50,000 Candidates Scored 5 Credits As NECO Releases 2023 SSCE Results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2023 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) external candidates results with over 50,000 scoring five credits, including English language and Mathematics.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Offer of NECO, Professor Dantani Wushishi, who addressed newsmen today, February 26, in Minna, capital of Niger State, said that the number of Candidates who got five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 50,066, representing 67.35 per cent.
The Registrar said that 62,530 candidates, representing 84.11 per cent got five credits and above, irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.
According to him, 74,950 candidates registered for the examination with 39,213 male representing 52.31 per cent and 35,737 female, representing 47.68 per cent.
The Registrar said that of the total number that registered, 74,342 candidates sat for the examinations with 38,867 male, representing 52.28 per cent and 35,475 female, representing 47.71.
“The number of candidates that sat for English Language is 73,124 out of which 55,272, representing 75.59 per cent got Credit and above.
“The number of candidates that sat for Mathematics is 73,119, out of which 67,815, representing 92.75 per cent got Credit and above.”
He said that the examination malpractice cases for 2023 SSCE External included two centres, one each in Kaduna and Ogun states.
He said that two supervisors, one each in Oyo and Lagos states were blacklisted for poor supervision, inability to control the candidates, and for aiding and abetting.
Professor Wushishi said that a centre in Borno state was blacklisted for aiding and abetting by sharing whatsapp messages to candidates.
He said that candidates can access their results on the NECO official website www.neco.gov.ng, using their examination registration number.
The registrar launched the e-posting software, which he said, is designed to address the myriad of problems associated with posting of the council’s staff for out-of-station assignments.
“Prior to the introduction of the annual staff posting calendar, posting of staff for various assignments were greeted with a lot of complaints arising from lopsidedness, and favouritism which gave rise to serious agitations.
“What we are doing today is taking it a step further by digitalising the process and making it seamless, thereby addressing some of those concerns associated with the manual process.”

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