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Gov Umahi makes NECO compulsory for Ebonyi schools

All Examinations conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO) are now compulsory for all Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State.

The State Governor, Dave Umahi gave the approval following a request made to that effect by the Registrar of NECO, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi during a courtesy visit to the governor in Abakaliki.

A statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Mr Azeez Sani listed the examinations to include the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

The statement notes that the governor commended NECO over its role in the educational development of the country.

The Registrar of NECO, Professor Wushishi said Ebonyi state registered the highest number of candidates in the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the country.

He added that NECO being the only national indigenous examination body in the country deserves the support of all stakeholders.

Writing by Daniel Adejo; editing by Abdullahi Lamino