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NECO Releases 2019 May/June SSCE Results

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NECO Releases 2019 May/June SSCE Results

The National Examinations Council on Tuesday released the May/June 2019 Senior Secondary School Examination results.

The NECO Acting Registrar, Mr Abubakar Gana, made the announcement at the council’s headquarters in Minna, Niger State, adding that 71 per cent of candidates obtained credits in English Language and Mathematics.

It will be recalled that over one million candidates sat for the examination and had been clamouring for the release to enable them to begin admission for the 2019/2020 academic year.

BlackBox Nigeria gathered that a total of 40,630 cases of malpractices were recorded, representing 3.53 percent in 2019; as against 20,181 in 2018.

The number of candidates that sat for this year’s examination was 1,151,016, including 146 blind students.

According to him, the candidates who made credit and above in English language were 984,152, which represented 85.50 per cent; while candidates who made credit in mathematics were 954,399; representing 83. 03 per cent.

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