The National Examinations Council has released the results of 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination on Thursday. It revealed that 26,277 out of the 39,503 candidates (67%) who sat for the exam obtained five credits and above including in English Language and Mathematics.
The board’s Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State, in a statement by its Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani.
According to the statement, 41,459 candidates registered out of which 39,503 actually sat for the examination.
The statement also disclosed that 6,465 cases of examination malpractices were recorded in 2020 as against 17,004 cases in 2019.
Sani quoted Obioma as attributing the reduction in cases to the result of deepening monitoring of the examination by members of the governing board, management, and senior staff of the council.