National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2022 June/July internal Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with about 727,864 candidates making five credits.
Announcing the results in Minna, the Niger State capital yesterday, the registrar/chief executive of NECO, Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, said the results were released 45 days after the last paper was written.
He said candidates can access their results on NECO website: www.neco gov.ng using their examination registration numbers.
Wushishi said the number of candidates that registered for the examination were 1,209,703, with 636,327 males, representing 52.60 per cent and 573,376 females, representing 47.41 per cent, while the number of candidates that actually sat for the examination were 1,198,412, with 630,180 males representing 52.58 per cent and 568,232 females representing 47.39 per cent.
He said, “Number of candidates who made credit and above in English Language is 889,188 representing 74.89 per cent.
“Number of candidates who made credit and above in Mathematics is 929,140 representing 78.23 per cent.
“Number of candidates who made five C and above including English Language and Mathematics is 727,864 representing 60.74 per cent . When compared to 2021 SSCE (Internal) figures of 878,925 (71.64 per cent) there is a decrease of 10.9 per cent.
“Number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics is 1,011,457 representing 84.40 per cent . When compared to 2021 SSCE (Internal) figures of 1,153,716 (94.04 per cent ) there is a decrease of 9.64 per cent.
“Number of candidates involved in various forms of malpractice in 2022 is 13,594 representing 0.13 per cent, whereas 20,003 representing 1.63 per cent cases were recorded in 2021,” he said.