The National Examinations Council has released the results of the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination available (NECO).
At the NECO Headquarters in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday, September 29, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, the Registrar of NECO, declared the findings.
Wushishi claimed that the council placed 29 supervisors on a blacklist due to their alleged participation in a number of malpractice offenses.
He continued by saying that four schools had their recognition revoked for two years due to repeated violations.
Additionally, compared to previous years, there was a decrease in cheating during the internal senior school certificate exams in 2022.
“In the area of malpractices, 13, 595 were caught as against 20, 003 in year 2021, which showed appreciable decline in number of malpractices cases.
“Twenty nine supervisors were blacklisted for various offended ranging from poor supervision, insult, aiding and abetting during the examinations”.
While 1, 209, 703 candidates registered for the exam, 1, 198, 412 sat for the examination.
The number of candidates with special needs was 1, 031; 98 had albinism, 177 with autism, 574 with hearing impairments and 107 were visually impaired.
The number of candidates who got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 727, 864 representing 60.74 per cent.
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