The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Sunday, 25 October 2020, announced the indefinite postponement of the ongoing Senior Secondary Certificate Exams (SSCE).
This is coming a few days after the examination body had put on hold all her 2020 school certificate activities due to the protests and closure of schools in some parts of the country.
A press statement was issued by NECO’s head of information and public relations division, Azeez Sani, on Sunday, 25 Octobe 2020.
In the statement, Sani stated that the board’s decision to postpone the exams indefinitely is due to the current security challenges, occasioned by the #EndSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country
Read both the older and more recent statementsbelow…
The Council finds it fit to put all her 2020 School Candidate Examination Activities on hold due to the #Endsars Protest Nationwide. To this regards Students are advised to go home and remain at home till normalcy is restored in the country.@daily_trust#staysafe
— National Examinations Council (NECO) (@Neconigeria) October 21, 2020
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— National Examinations Council (NECO) (@Neconigeria) October 25, 2020
The Council Cleared the air and gave her stand 12 hours ago. Kindly check our pin tweet. The timetable still remains the same, Economics Paper 3 and 2 will be written today. The Shift affected only Computer Studies Paper 1.
— National Examinations Council (NECO) (@Neconigeria) October 20, 2020