- The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination to April 27
- According to the council, the exam was re-scheduled to give states with low registration of candidates the opportunity to register more candidates
- The council further advised candidates to download the new examination time-table from its website
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination into unity schools to April 27.
Azeez Sani, head, information and public relations division of the council, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, April 11, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Sani said the examination, which was initially scheduled for April 13, was re-scheduled to give states with low registration of candidates the opportunity to register more candidates for the examination.
He added that a total of 70,720 candidates had so far registered for the examination across the country.
He, however, advised candidates to download the new examination time-table from the council’s website: www.neco.gov.ng.
Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that the 2018 Common Entrance Examinations witnessed higher enrollment of 79,887 candidates compared to 2017 with an enrolment of 78,378, while candidates with special needs were also given adequate consideration.
The minister of state for education, Anthony Anwukah, disclosed this in Abuja, while monitoring some of the examination centres in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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