By Saheed Ibrahim
The National Examinations Council, NECO, has revealed that 11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractices during the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, which results were released few days ago.
The examination body revealed that the figure was a sharp increase from the 4,454 recorded in 2021.
According to Registrar of NECO, Prof Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, the discovery L
“led to the blacklisting of four supervisors, one each from Rivers and Plateau states and two from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision.”
Recall that the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, External, was released recently
Speaking on the results, he said of the 59,124 candidates for the examination, 57.36 per cent made five credits and above, including English and mathematics.
Wushishi added that of the 58,012 candidates that sat for the English Language, 44,162, representing 76.13 per cent, got credit and above while 43,096 out of 57,700 candidates, representing 74.69 per cent got credit and above in Mathematics.
He disclosed further that the number of candidates who got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics was 33,914 representing 57.36 per cent.