The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination results.
NECO Registrar, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, who announced the results on Thursday in Minna, Niger State, said the council blacklisted 29 supervisors for their alleged involvement in various malpractice offences.
Wushishi also said four schools were recommended for de-recognition for two years over consistent malpractices.
Meanwhile, Wushishi revealed that the council recorded a decline in malpractice in the 2022 internal senior school certificate examinations as against other years.
According to him, the decline in malpractice during the examination was appreciable.
“In the area of malpractices, 13, 595 were caught as against 20, 003 in year 2021, which showed appreciable decline in number of malpractices cases.”
“Twenty nine supervisors were blacklisted for various offended ranging from poor supervision, insult, aiding and abetting during the examinations”.
The NECO registrar gave the number of candidates that registered for the Examinations as 1, 209, 703 while 1, 198, 412 sat for the examination.
Wushishi further stated that the number of candidates who got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 727, 864 representing 60.74 per cent.
He also added that the number of candidates with special needs is 1, 031 adding that 98 with albinism, 177 with autism, 574 with hearing impairments and 107 are visually impaired.