The National Examinations Council (NECO) has commenced marking its 2023 school-based senior secondary certificate examination(SSCE) scripts.
It commenced the marking on Saturday, September 2, and is expected to complete the exercise in two weeks, the Head of Information and Public Relations of NECO, Mr Azeez Sani, disclosed
Sani said a total of 1, 205,888 million candidates registered for the exam nationwide, of which, 601,074 were males and 584,814 females.
According to him, “we have started marking the exam scripts today(Saturday), and we plan to release the results by the end of this month.
He assured candidates who sat for the exam that they could use their results to promocess admission into tertiary institutions and for other purposes.
Sani, however, urged the state governments that are yet to pay their students’ examination fees to do so to make operations smooth for the council.