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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Akwa Ibom Rank Second in NECO Examination Performance




Caliphatemedia                                                                                        January 11,2018.
 
According to data released by The National Examination Council (NECO) on Tuesday on the November/December Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results.  
Comparative analysis of candidates’ performance shows that Ogun state top the chart of candidates’ performance by states with 91.42 percent and was followed closely by Akwa Ibom State that occupied the second position with 87.97 percent.

The Registrar/chief executive of NECO, Professor Charles Uwakwe said though there was a downslide in the malpractice cases with 5.9 percent reduction compared to 2016, the Council was worried by the anomaly and was working relentlessly to address the problem.

“Out of the 42, 985 candidates that registered, 42, 429 actually sat for the examination with 556 abstaining.”

 “Comparatively there was a significance progress in the general performance of candidate over that of last year, adding that 24, 098 candidates representing 56.79 percent have five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics.”
“32, 917 candidates representing 77.58 percent have five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics, pointing out the performance represents a slight improvement of 1.72 percent over last year.”

The analysis shows that 32, 701 candidates representing 78.82 percent scored credit and above in mathematics, while 29, 258 representing 70.62 percent have credits and above in English Language.

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