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NECO releases 2020 SSCE results

NECO registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) internal results.

The registrar, Prof. Godswill Obioma, on Wednesday, said from over one million candidates that wrote the exam, 894,101 candidates, representing 73.89% scored five credits and above in both English and Mathematics.

Also, 973,331 candidates, representing 82.68 percent made credit and above in English language alone.

The results further revealed that the number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English language and Mathematics were 1,112,041, representing 91.91%.

Meanwhile, owing to the #EndSARS Protest that prevented 233,000 candidates from taking the examination, NECO said they would be accommodate in the external examination slated for Monday February 1.

Professor Obioma gave the lists of states affected by the protest to include Abia, Enugu, Edo, River, Ondo, Ekiti, Osun and Lagos. Others are Oyo, Kano, FCT and Ogun.

He also said the affected subjects were Chemistry practical, Economics, Technological Drawing, Food and Nutrition, and Further Mathematics.

“These special arrangements will be at no extra cost to these candidates.  Upon release of the 2020 SSCE internal results, those of the affected candidates will be pending for those papers missed and would be subsequently updated after the supplementary examination results are released”, he added.

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