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Thursday, September 29, 2022

NECO releases 2021 GCE results as 78.04% scored five credit and above

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has released the results of the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examinations (External), fondly called GCE blacklisted four supervisors due to poor supervision.

The Registrar of NECO, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, while releasing the results at its Headquarters in Minna, explained that a total of 47,916 candidates registered for the examinations.

According to him, the number of those that wrote English Language was 45,821 out of which 36,116 representing 78.82 per cent scored credit and above.

Dantani revealed that a total of 45, 756 sat for Mathematics, out of which 35,706 representing 78.04 per cent also scored credit and above.

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The Chief Executive Officer of NECO stated that candidates who got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics was 29,342, representing 62.59 per cent, adding that 37,991 candidates, representing 81.04 per cent got five credits and above, irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.

Dantani further disclosed that in the area of malpractices, the 4,454 candidates were caught as against 6,465 in year 2020, which showed appreciable decline in number of malpractices.

He explained that four supervisors were blacklisted for their involvement in malpractice saying, “one each from Niger and Borno, and two from Delta states were blacklisted due to poor supervision”.

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