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Breaking: NECO strikes… deregisters schools in FCT, Kaduna, 10 other states, announces SSCE results




Up to 12 schools have been deregistered by the National Examination Council (NECO) for engaging in examination malpractices during the 2020 SSCE.

The Chief Registrar of the Council, Professor Godswill Obioma, who stated this while releasing the results in Minna, Niger state capital on Wednesday said 24 supervisors, were also blacklisted for aiding and abetting examination malpractices.

He said, “Arising from the above, 12 schools, 4 in Adamawa state, 2 in Kaduna, 2 in Katsina, 2 in Niger, 1 in Taraba and 1 in FCT were recommended for deregistration for two years for their involvement in mass cheating/whole school cases”.

He announced high performance of candidates in the examination adding that 894,101 candidates representing 73.89% made credit and above in English and Mathematics.

Professor Obioma said students who have their papers disrupted by EndSars protests will be given the opportunity to rewrite the people adding that special arrangements have been made for them.

He said the results of such candidates have been released while the affected papers have been marked as pending till they rewrite such papers for complete results.

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