Over 1500 examiners will supervise the 2017 NECO Exams in Nasarawa state which commences Today, Monday, 5th June, 2017, with practical exams across the country.

This was disclosed by the state commissioner  for Education, Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani Ahmed, in chat with newsmen in Lafia, the state capital.

Ahmed explained that among the 1500 staff  are Inspectors of education. school principals, vice principals and other teachers that have been drafted  for the exercise.

He said that  the 1500 staffs will supervise the exercise in about 400 government  Schools across the state  where the exercise will be taking place.

LEADERSHIP reports that all principals in the state have received instructional materials for the exercise which will commences with practicals.

In most schools visited, students were seen in high spirit making last minute preparation for the exercise.

Some of the principals who spoke to our correspondent confirmed that government has provided necessary materials for the exercise and urged parents to ensure that their  wards are in school early for the examination.