Malpractice: NECO suspend 3 schools in Katsina, 2 others for 2 years
The National Examination Council (NECO) said it had recommended the de-recognition of no fewer than three schools in Katsina, Kebbi and Oyo states for two years, for their involvement in mass cheating during the examinations.
Recall that on Tuesday, August 27, NECO released its 2019 June/July Senior Secondary School Examination results.
The acting registrar of the council, Alhaji Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a chat with newsmen during the release of the examination results in Minna.
According to him, a total of 1,163,194 registered for the examination out of which the candidates who made credit in English language were 984,152, which represented 85.50%; while candidates who made credit in mathematics were 954,399; representing 83. 03%.
He also said a total of 40,630 cases of malpractices were recorded, representing 3.53% in 2019; as against 20,181 in 2018.
“A total of 18 supervisors have been black listed for various offences ranging from poor supervision, aiding, abetting and connivance with candidates, to write answers on the chalkboard,” he said.