NECO Releases Nov/Dec 2016 SSCE Results

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From Saka Bolaji – Minna

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the November/December 2016 Senior School Certificate Examinations results.

Addressing Journalists yesterday at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, disclosed that the release of the results was coming exactly 60 days after the exams were conducted.

In the analysis for candidates’ general performance by States, Ogun state has the best result as 5,183 students obtained five credits and above in all subjects representing 91.13% while Zamfara state records the worst result with only 59 candidates obtaining 5 credits and above representing 25.65%.

According to Uwakwe “a total of 47,941 candidates registered, out of whom 47,118 sat for the examinations, and the number of candidates with five credits including Mathematics and English Language put at 28,530 (60.55%)”.

A total number of 46,024 candidates sat for English language with 33,303 credit pass representing 72.34%, while out of the 45,574 that sat for Mathematics, a total 39,454 candidates got credit pass representing 86.54%.

While putting the number of candidates with malpractice cases at 7,699 representing 16.3%, Abia state records the highest case with 953 candidates representing 12.37%, with Edo state as least state in malpractices recording only 8 case representing 0.10%. English has the highest case with 1,162 candidates involved.

Uwakwe advised candidates to access their results on NECO website, using their Examination Registration Number and scratch cards.

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