The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of the result of the November/December 2022 SSCE (NECO GCE). This was announced by the Registrar of NECO, Prof Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, in Minna, Niger state.
A total of 59,124 candidates were said to have taken part in the exam; 31,316 males, representing 52.96 per cent and 27,808 females, representing 47.03 per cent.
Further disclosure showed that out of the 58,012 candidates that sat English Language, 44,162, representing 76.13 per cent got Credit and above, while out of 57,700 candidates that sat Mathematics 43,096, representing 74.69 per cent got Credit and above.
The number of Candidates who got five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 33,914 representing 57.36 per cent. 46,825 candidates, representing 79.20% got five Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics,” he said.
On cases of exam malpractice, he stated that 11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice, as against 4,454 in 2021, which shows a sharp rise in the number of malpractice cases. Four supervisors have been blacklisted; one each from Rivers and Plateau States and two from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision.