The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2023 June/July internal Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with a record of 61.60 percent of the candidates obtaining five credits and above in English and Mathematics. This was made known by the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi .
The examination council disclosed that 1,196,985 candidates representing 616,398 males and 580,587 females sat for the examinations adding that 1,543 candidates with special needs also sat for the examinations. 737,308 representing 61.60 percent of the candidates passed with five Credits and above, 1,013,611 representing 84.68 percent candidates had five Credits irrespective of English and Mathematics. Wushishi noted that the number of candidates with Special Needs is 1,542 including 913 candidates with hearing impairment, 162 candidates with visual impairment, 103 candidates with Albanism, 61 candidates with Autism, 149 candidates with low vision, and 154 candidates with Adermatoglyphia which are candidates with no fingerprints.
93 Schools were found to be involved in whole-school (mass) cheating while 52 Supervisors were recommended for blacklisting due to poor supervision, aiding, and abetting during the examinations. According to Wushishi, the erring schools will be invited to the Council for discussion after which appropriate sanctions will be applied. Candidates are to check their results via the procedure below;
- Go to NECO result-checking portal at https://results.neco.gov.ng/
- Pick your exam year. i.e., 2023
- Pick your exam type. i.e., SSCE INTERNAL (JUN/JUL)
- Enter your Token Number and registration number in the appropriate columns.
- Finally, click on the check result button to access your NECO result.