FEC Approves N2.9bn For NECO Exams Question Papers - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, October 28, 2020

FEC Approves N2.9bn For NECO Exams Question Papers

.     Education Minister Adamu Adamu

The Federal Executive Council has approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials for the conduct of Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE,), Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) and National Common Entrance Examination by the National Examination Council (NECO).

The council also approved N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and upgrade of some roads within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria's capital city

Minister of Education,Adamu Adamu accompanied by his counterparts in the Information and Culture Ministry, Lai Mohammed and that of  the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, made this known to  the State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja on Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the council’s meeting where the decisions were taken.

Adamu revealed that the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers.

He explained that the contract were awarded to different contractors because of the recent situation which forced NECO to postpone  indefinitely its SSCE “because of the recent disturbances, we have postponed the examinations that have not taken place.”

Also speaking, the FCT Minister said the roads to be rehabilitated are located in the satellite towns of the FCT.

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