The National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday released results of the 2021 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE).
The NECO registrar, Dantali Wushishi, at press briefing in Minna, Niger State, directed candidates that sat for the exam to access the results on the council’s official website.
Giving the figure of candidates that sat for the exam as 1,226,631 out of 1,233,631 candidates, who registered for the examination, Wushishi disclosed that 945,853 candidates obtained five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
The registrar also disclosed that 1,094,291 candidates obtained five credits and above, irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.
He said that number of candidates who made five credits and above including English and Mathematics was 878,925 representing 71.64 per cent, when compared with 2020 SSCE internal figures of 894,101, which was 73.89 per cent, with a 2.2 per cent decrease.
According to him, the number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English language and Mathematics was 1,226,796, representing 94.04 per cent, adding that such was higher that of last year which stood at 1,112,041.
Wushishi said candidates involved in various forms of malpractices in 2021 was 20,003, representing 1.63 per cent, whereas 33,470 representing 2.63 per cent cases were recorded in 2020.
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