The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) internal results.
Giving a breakdown of the results, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of NECO Prof. Godswill Obioma, said a total of 1,221,447 males and 555,617 female candidates, registered for the examination, nationwide.
He said while candidates that actually sat for the examination were 1,209,992, males representing 54.53% and 550,126 females representing 45.46% candidates respectively.
Obioma explained that 894,101 candidates, representing 73.89% scored five credits and above in both English and Mathematics while 973,331 candidates, representing 82.68 per cent made credit and above in English language alone.
The results further revealed that the number of candidates who made five credits and above irrespective of English language and Mathematics were 1,112,041, representing 91.91%.
Meanwhile, owing to the #EndSARS Protest that prevented a total of 233,000 candidates from taking the examination in some states, the management of NECO has pledged to accommodate such candidates in the external examination slated for Monday 1st February 2021 to Wednesday 3rd March 2021.
Obioma gave the lists of states affected by the protest to include Abia, Enugu, Edo, River, Ondo, Ekiti, Osun and Lagos. Others are Oyo, Kano, FCT and Ogun.
He also said the affected subjects were Chemistry practical, Economics, Technological Drawing, Food and Nutrition, and Further Mathematics.