• Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024

1.2m Candidates Sit For 2023 NECO SSCE

Over 1.2 million candidates are sitting for the on-going 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO).

The Registrar of NECO, Professor Dantani Wushishi disclosed this in Jos, Plateau State, on Friday while monitoring the conduct of the examination in some Schools.

Professor Wushishi said out of the number, 601,074 candidates were male while 584,814 were female.

He expressed satisfaction with the general conduct of the 2023 SSCE based on reports obtained from across the country.

The NECO Registrar said the 2023 SSCE, which would be concluded next week, is the best organised in recent years.

He stressed that various measures have been put in place to check examination malpractice, adding that the measures have started yielding positive results.

Professor Wushishi, who monitored the examination at Airforce Military School; King and Queens Academy, and Emmanuel International College, all in Jos, expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the examination.

Earlier, the NECO boss had monitored the exercise in Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa and Bauchi States.