NECO Exams Now Compulsory For All Ebonyi Secondary Schools ― Spokesperson

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has disclosed that all of its examinations are now compulsory for all Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Mr Azeez Sani.

According to the statement, the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi approved a request made to that effect by the Registrar of NECO Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi during a courtesy visit to the governor in Abakaliki on Thursday.

The examinations involved are the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

The governor commended NECO for playing an important role in the educational development of the country and assured the Council that the Ebonyi State Government will continue to support NECO to enable her to deliver on its mandate.

The Registrar of NECO, Prof. Wushishi had earlier commended the state government for its positive disposition to the Council.

He commended the state for registering the highest number of candidates in the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE) in the country.

He explained that NECO being the only national indigenous examination body in the country deserves the support of all stakeholders.

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