The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of the result of the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The Registrar of NECO, Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, who made the announcement in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday, said 59,124 candidates sat for the examination. They had 31,316 males, representing 52.96 per cent, while 27,808, representing 47.03 per cent were females.
Wushishi added that the number of candidates that sat for the English Language is 58,012. From this number, 44,162, representing 76.13 per cent, got credit and above. Meanwhile, the number of candidates that sat for Mathematics is 57,700, of which 43,096 (74.69%) got credit and above.
He further disclosed that the number of candidates who got five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 33,914 representing 57.36 per cent.
“Also 46,825 candidates, representing 79.20% got five (5) credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics,” he said.
On the issue of examination malpractice, he said 11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice. This is as against 4,454 in 2021, which showed a sharp rise in the number of malpractice cases.
According to him, this is largely due to the improvement in the strategy and technique adopted by the monitoring officers. He said;
“This led to the blacklisting of four (4) supervisors, one (1) each from Rivers and Plateau States and two (2) from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision,” .
The 2022 SSCE External was conducted by NECO from 21 November to 21 December 2022 . It is however being released 57 days after.