Gov Umahi Says NECO exams are now compulsory in Ebonyi State.
Governor Umahi Says NECO exams are now compulsory in Ebonyi, Naijamixed reports..
Umahi in his Statement maintained that all Examinations conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO) are now made compulsory for all Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State and it’s local environs.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi gave the approval following a request made to that effect by the Registrar of NECO, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, during a courtesy visit to the governor in Abakaliki..
The Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Mr Azeez Sani, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja.
According to him, the examinations involved are the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
He quoted the governor to have commended NECO as an institution for playing an important role in the educational development of the country.
He assured the Council that the Ebonyi State Government would continue to support NECO to enable it to deliver on its mandate.
The Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof Wushishi, had earlier commended the state government for its positive disposition to the Council.
Mr Wushishi 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