NECO 2023 SSCE Internal Results as 737,308 Score 5 Credits including Maths and English

NECO 2023 SSCE internal results as 737,308 score 5 credits including maths and English
… Abia tops with 85.53% as Zamfara comes least with 39.10%

The National Examination Council (NECO) has on Tuesday released the results of the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) internals.

While addressing newsmen at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Council Registrar, Prof Dantana Wushishi, said 737,308 candidates, representing 61.60 per cent, made five credits, including Mathematics and English Language.

Prof. Wushishi said of the 1,205,888 candidates that registered for the examination, only 1,196,985 sat for it, adding that of the total candidates that sat for the examination, 616,398 were males and 580,587 females.

He also disclosed that the number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics is 1,013,611 representing 84.60 per cent.

The Registrar said, “the number of candidates involved in various forms of malpractice in 2023 is 12,030 representing 0.07 per cent as against 2022 of 13,594, representing 0.13 per cent cases recorded in 2022”.

Furthermore, he disclosed that the number of candidates with special needs is 1,542 with 913 with hearing impairment, 162 with visual impairment, 103 with albinism, 61 with autism, 149 with low vision and 154 with adermatoglyphia (that is, candidates with no fingerprints).

While reeling out the performance analysis by states, Prof. Wushishi said Candidates from Abia State led other states as they scored five credits and above including Mathematics and English language making 85.53 percent. The state also leads in candidates with five credits and above irrespective of Mathematics and English language 95.50 percent.

For least performed States with five credits and above including mathematics and English language, Zamfara state is bottom on the table with 39.10 percent with just 7.77 percent ahead of Niger which came second to least with 46.87 percent.

While formally declaring the release of the results, he said 93 schools were found to have been involved in whole school (Mass) cheating and 52 supervisors recommended for blacklisting due to poor supervision, aiding and abetting during the examination.
Report by Daniel Atori

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