Breaking: 67.35% passes English, Maths as NECO releases 2023 SSCE external results
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Breaking: 67.35% passes English, Maths as NECO releases 2023 SSCE external results

Feb. 26, 2024

Breaking: 67.35% passes English, Maths as NECO releases 2023 SSCE external results

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The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.

The examination body also said that it blacklisted two supervisors in Oyo and Lagos states and one examination centre in Borno state for being involved in examination malpractices in the 2023 SSCE external.

NECO’s Registrar/Chief Executive, Professor Dantani Wushishi, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Minna during the release of the 2023 SSCE external results.

Announcing the results, Wushishi said that 74, 950 candidates registered for the examinations, out of which 74, 342 sat for the examination.

He said 50, 066 candidates representing 67.35% passed with five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics, while 84.11% scored five credits and above regardless of English and Mathematics.

He said: “The number of candidates that sat for the English Language is 73,123 out of which 55,272 representing 75.59 per cent got Credit and above.

“The number of candidates that sat for Mathematics is 73,119 out of which 67,815 representing 92.75 per cent got Credit and above.

“The number of candidates that got five credits and above including English and Mathematics is 50,066 representing 67.35 per cent.

"Also, 63,539 candidates representing 84.11 per cent get five credits and above irrespective of English language and mathematics.”

According to him, the two supervisors were blacklisted for poor supervision, inability to control the candidates, and aiding and abetting while the centre in Borno was blacklisted for aiding and abetting for sharing WhatsApp messages with candidates.

Wushishi said that 8,518 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractices, adding that the examination malpractices cases included two centres in Kaduna and Ogun states involved in whole centre cases.

The Registrar also launched the automated annual posting calendar to address the problems associated with posting the Council’s staff for out-of-station assignments.

He said that the e-posting calendar would address the lopsidedness and favouritism that trail staff posting for various assignments.

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