- The results for the 2022 SSCE of the national examination council (NEC) have been released by the council
- The examination council disclosed that no less than 29 supervisors were blacklisted for engaging in different malpractice offences
- According to NECO registrar Dantani Wushishi, about for schools were also recommended for de-recognition for engaging in mass cheating during the examination period
Minna, Niger - The national examination council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2022 senior secondary school examination (SSCE) results.
The council also said it blacklisted 29 supervisors for engaging in malpractice offences during the just concluded exercise, The Nation reported.
How many students were caught for malpractices during NECO exams?
Speaking at the council's headquarters, Wushishi said NECO has also recommended about four schools for de-recognition for two years over their alleged participation in mass cheating during the examination.
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Wushishi further disclosed that the council experience a decline in malpractice in the 2022 internal exams, unlike in other years.
According to the professor, the decline in malpractice during the exercise was appreciable.
The statement read in part:
“In the area of malpractices, 13, 595 were caught as against 20, 003 in year 2021, which showed appreciable decline in number of malpractices cases.
“Twenty nine supervisors were blacklisted for various offended ranging from poor supervision, insult, aiding and abetting during the examinations."
Details of NECO 2022 SSCE examination
The registrar puts the number of registered candidates for the examination as 1, 209, 703 while 1, 198, 412 sat for the examination.
According to him, the number of candidates with 5credits and beyond, including Mathematics and English Language, are 727,864, which approximates 60.74%.
According to him, the number of candidates with special needs is 1,031. 98 with albinism, 177 with autism, 574 with hearing impairments and 107 are visually impaired.
MURIC hails NECO, makes new demand ahead of Sallah Celebration
Legit.ng earlier reported that MURIC has commended NECO for setting aside a whole week (Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15) for salah's celebration.
The group then asked the examination board to shift one of its exams slated to June 19 as it clashed with the first Day of the eid-el-Adhan.
In a statement signed by its director, Ishaq Oloyede, the group suggested that the exam can be shifted to July 14, one of the days of the week NECO set aside.