The National Examinations Council (NECO) has delivered the aftereffects of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for External Candidates.
This is contained in an articulation endorsed by Mr Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division of chamber in Abuja on Thursday.
The board Registrar, Prof. Godswill Obioma, during the declaration of results, said 41,459 up-and-comers enrolled for the assessment out of which 39,503 really sat for it.
Obioma clarified that a sum of 26,277 applicants acquired five credits or more including English Language and Mathematics while 34,014 up-and-comers additionally got five credits or more independent of English Language and Mathematics.
The recorder who emphasized the committee’s zero capacity to bear assessment negligence, noticed that fitting norms and greatness were kept up directly from the arranging stage to the arrival of results.
He added that 6,465 instances of assessment negligence were recorded in the 2020 SSCE External as against 17,004 cases in 2019.
He noticed that the decrease in the degree of negligence was because of developed observing of the assessment by individuals from the Governing Board, Management and Senior Staff of the Council.
He further clarified that in accordance with the board’s zero capacity to bear assessment negligence, four bosses who were found at fault of helping and abetting misbehavior had been boycotted and would presently don’t be occupied with the direct of NECO assessments.
Obioma said that the aftereffects of 256,000 competitors who missed a few papers during the 2020 SSCE (Internal) because of the ENDSARS Protests in certain states and who sat for those papers during the 2020 SSCE (External) are being delivered close by outside up-and-comers.
“One assessment place in Ogun State has been derecognised for terrorizing and a few endeavors to initiate NECO authorities just as supporting and abetting assessment misbehavior.
“It is satisfying to take note of that the assessment was at no additional expense to the influenced applicants.
“A further examination of competitors execution shows that a complete number of 29,918 acquired credit or more in English Language while an absolute number of 34,061 up-and-comers got credit or more in Mathematics.”
The Registrar expressed that year 2020 introduced exceptionally overwhelming difficulties basically occasioned by COVID-19 Pandemic and ENDSARS Protests chasing after the Council orders.
He said this required the rescheduling of the different assessments coordinated by NECO, for example, 2020 SSCE (External) which should have been finished up in November/December 2020 was led in February/March 2021.
As indicated by him, “disregarding these, we were not dissuaded rather we stayed tough and fearless in the direct of our exercises”.
The enlistment center repeated the board’s obligation to directing dependable assessments to improve the nature of instruction in the country.
Taking into account the abovementioned, and dependent on endorsement of the Federal Ministry of Education, NECO has booked her public assessments for year 2021 as follows:
“Public Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) for confirmation of JSS 1 understudies into Federal Unity Colleges is booked for May 29.
“Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal is planned from July 5 to Monday, Aug. 16.
“Essential Education Certificate Examination (BECE) is booked for Aug. 23 to Monday, Sept. 6 to empower understudies at that level cover sufficient topic for the assessment,” he said.
The recorder offered thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR for discovering him qualified to be named to serve and add to the advancement of schooling in the country.
He, in this way, charged contender to get to their outcomes on NECO site www.neco.gov.ng utilizing their assessment enrollment numbers.