According to a Thursday notice from the National Examinations Council, the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination results will be revealed (NECO).
Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, the Registrar of NECO, made the announcement in Minna, Niger state.
According to the NECO chairman, 59,124 people registered for the exam, including 31,316 male applicants (representing 52.96%) and 27,808 female candidates (representing 47.03%).
Wushishi further stated that the number of applicants who sat for English Language is 58,012 out of which 44,162, or 76.13 percent, received Credit and above, while the number of candidates who sat for Mathematics is 57,700, with 43,096, or 74.69 percent, receiving Credit and above.
He also revealed the number of Applicants who received five stars.
Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 33,914 representing 57.36 per cent.
“Also 46,825 candidates, representing 79.20% got five Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics,” he said.
Speaking on the issue of examination malpractice, he said, “11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice is , as against 4,454 in 2021, which shows a sharp rise in the number of malpractice cases”.
According to him, this is largely due to the improvement in the strategy and technique adopted by the monitoring officers.
“This led to the blacklisting of four supervisors, one each from Rivers and Plateau States and two from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision,” he said.
Recall that the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination, External was conducted by NECO from 21 November to 21 December 2022 and is being released 57 days today after.
Speaking further on the examination, Wushishi said, a total of 29 subjects were examined as was done in 2021.