Unbelievable – 24 students only, conceded NECO exam in Zamfara.

Twenty four students from Zamfara state passed the 2017 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination of the National Examinations Council (NECO).

186 candidates reportedly sat for the examination in Zamfara.

Charles Uwakwe, NECO registrar, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists at the council’s headquarters in Minna, Niger state.

“For candidates’ general performance by states, Ogun state has the best result as 4,766 students out of the 5,213 that sat for the exam obtained five credits and above in all subjects, representing 91.42 per cent,” he said.

“Zamfara State records the worst result; only 24 out of the 186 candidates obtained five credits and above, representing 12.90 per cent.”

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He said out of the 42,429 candidates that sat for the examination, only 24,098 which represent 56.79 per cent got five credits, including English Language and Mathematics.

Uwakwe said a further breakdown shows that of the 41,429 that sat for English Language, 70.62 per cent (29,258) got credit pass, while 78.82 per cent of the 41,485 (32,701) that sat for Mathematics had the same grade.

The current stats in educational training in the northern part of Nigeria have been an outrageous outcome to the country. Most of the students at north, most time, do not involve in educational career because schools have not reached their part. It is indeed obvious, but the government is really trying to get school there.

Source: Today

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