- NECO has announced a new date for the resumption of its examinations
- The exams were suspended on October 25 over the nationwide demonstrations by the EndSARS protesters
- Azeez Sani, the head of information and public relations of NECO, said the examinations would commence on Monday, November 9
Barely one week after it postponed its examinations indefinitely, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced that the suspended 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) would restart nationwide on Monday, November 9.
Legit.ng reports that the examinations were suspended over the #EndSARS protests, which disrupted the movement of materials nationwide.
The head of information and public relations division, NECO, Azeez Sani, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, November 2, in Abuja.
The statement read:
“The National Examinations Council (NECO) wishes to inform candidates, schools and other stakeholders of the resumption of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in all states and the FCT from Monday 9th November 2020.
“Following the return of normalcy in the states and FCT, the examinations will now continue with a new time-table from Monday 9th November, 2020 to Saturday 28th November, 2020.
“This new Time-Table will be made available to the general public, schools and candidates from Wednesday, November 4. The time-table can also be seamlessly downloaded from the NECO official website: www.neco.gov.ng
Sani said the council thanked the general public and candidates for their patience and understanding during the period the SSCE was suspended.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that in line with its announcement on Sunday, November 1, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released its 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.
It was reported that the release of the results was made public by the head of the national office, Patrick Areghan, at the council's national office in Lagos on Monday, November 2.
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