Breaking: NECO releases external SSCE results


The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the result of the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

The NECO registrar, Prof Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, who disclosed this in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday, said, 59,124 candidates sat for the examination, with 31,316 males, representing 52.96 percent, while 27,808, representing 47.03 percent were female.

Wushishi added that the number of candidates that sat for the English Language is 58,012, out of which 44,162, representing 76.13 percent got credit and above, while the number of candidates that sat for mathematics is 57,700, out of which 43,096, representing 74.69 percent got credit and above.

He further disclosed that the number of candidates who got five Credits and above, including English Language and mathematics is 33,914 representing 57.36 percent.

“Also 46,825 candidates, representing 79.20% got five (5) credits and above irrespective of English Language and mathematics,” he said.

On the issue of examination malpractice, he said 11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice, as against 4,454 in 2021, which shows a sharp rise in the number of malpractice cases.

According to him, this is largely due to the improvement in the strategy and technique adopted by the monitoring officers.

“This led to the blacklisting of four (4) supervisors, one (1) each from Rivers and Plateau States and two (2) from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision,” he said.

The 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, External, held between November 21 and December 21, 2022.