NECO Releases New Timetable, Resumes SSCE On Monday - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, November 2, 2020

NECO Releases New Timetable, Resumes SSCE On Monday

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has fixed Monday, next week, November 9 for continuation of its 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), after the indefinite postponement of the examination last October 25, because of the tension generated by the nationwide #EndSARS protest .

NECO Head of Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani, made the announcement in a statement issued on Monday evening in Minna, titled, ‘Resumption of the 2020 SSCE (Internal)’.

The examination according to the new time table, will now hold between Monday,November 9 and Saturday November 28.

NECO promised to release the new time table to schools, candidates and general public by Wednesday, November 4.

The Statement reads in parts:
“The National Examinations Council wishes to inform candidates, schools and other stakeholders of the resumption of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination in all states and the FCT from Monday, November 9 2020."the statement stated.

“The council was constrained to postpone the examinations indefinitely on Monday, October 25 2020 due to security challenges occasioned by the #EndSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country.

“Following the return of normalcy in the states and FCT, the examinations will now continue with a new time-table from Monday November 9, 2020, to Saturday, November 28 2020.

“This new timetable will be made available to the general public, schools and candidates from Wednesday, November 4 2020. The timetable can also be downloaded from the NECO official website."
"The council thanks the general public and candidates for their patience and understanding during the period the SSCE was suspended".

“NECO assures the general public of quality service in the discharge of her statutory responsibilities at all times.”

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