The National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday announced the release of the results of the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) conducted nationwide in July.
NECO Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Dantali Wushishi, disclosed. According to him, out of 1,233,631 candidates who registered; 1,226,631 sat for the examination.
Wushishi explained that 945,853 candidates obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics, while 1,094,291candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.
Furthermore, he explained that 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, when compared with 2020 SSCE internal figures of 1,112,041 of 91.9 per cent.
Wushishi also said that 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.
He said that candidates can now check their results on NECO website, www.neco.gov.ng.