The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for External Candidates.
Just as the council announced that it has recorded 6,465 exam malpractice cases against 17,004 cases rocorded in 2019.
The Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Godswill Obioma while announcing the results at the Council Headquarters in Minna, on Thursday Niger State capital, disclosed that a total of 41,459 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 39,503 actually sat.
The NECO boss explained further that a total of 26,277 candidates obtained five credits and above including, English Language and Mathematics, while 34,014 candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.
The Registrar who reiterated the Council’s zero tolerance for examination malpractice, noted that appropriate standards and excellence were maintained right from the planning stage to the release of results.