The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2012 June/July Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) result with over 50 percent credit and above pass levels in basic subjects as against 22 percent average pass last year.
The council has also
de-recognised 13 schools in Adamawa, Anambra, Benue, Cross River, Imo,
Nasarawa and River states for a period of two years for serious
The Registrar, Professor Promise
Okpala, said the council who announce the release of the result in a
news conference yesterday in Minna revealed that 49.3 percent of the
1,087.627 that sat for English Language passed at credit level and
above, up from 22 percent last year.
Also, in the result released
by Registrar, 5O.4 percent of 1,088,530 that sat for Mathematics
obtained credit and above, as against 25 percent last year.
result showed that 554,884 candidates passed English at credit level,
contrary to 265,000 candidates last year, while in Mathematics 567,011
passed with credit and above, as against 299,000 last year.
Registrar said notwithstanding the level of improvement, in line with
the Federal Ministry of Education’s zero tolerance to examination
malpractice, 13 schools in seven states had been blacklisted for two