A number of 13,594 candidates cheated in the just-released 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), Datani Wushishi, the chief executive and registrar of the National Examinations Council, announced Thursday.
Wushishi, a professor, stated this while announcing the release of the 2022 SSCE results in Minna. He urged candidates that wrote the exam to check NECO’s website for the results.
According to him, 727,864 candidates, representing 60.74 per cent of a total of 1,198,412 candidates who sat the examination, recorded credit pass and above in five subjects, including the English Language and mathematics.
He added that 1,209,703 persons with 636,327 males, representing 52.60 per cent and 573,376 females, representing 47.39 per cent, entered for the examination. A number of 22,422 registrants,according to him, failed to take part in the examinations.
Quoting him, “It gives me great pleasure to inform you that the conduct of this year’s Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal has been adjudged by many stakeholders to be hugely successful in recent years. This indeed is a big achievement.”
He said 13,594 candidates representing 0.13 per cent of the total number of candidates were involved in various forms of malpractices.