11,419 candidates booked for cheating as NECO releases results

11,419 candidates were booked for cheating as the National Examinations Council released the result of the November/December 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination on Thursday.

The Registrar of NECO, Prof Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, made the announcement.

The NECO boss said, “11,419 candidates were booked for various forms of malpractice, as against 4,454 in 2021, which shows a sharp rise in the number of malpractice cases”.

According to Wushishi, the number of people caught cheating was largely due to the improvement in the strategy and technique adopted by the monitoring officers.

“This led to the blacklisting of four supervisors, one each from Rivers and Plateau States and two from Ogun State for aiding and abetting as well as poor supervision,” he said.

Wushishi added that the number of candidates that sat for the English Language is 58,012 out of which 44,162, representing 76.13 percent got Credit and above, while the number of candidates that sat for Mathematics is 57,700, out of which 43,096, representing 74.69 percent got Credit and above.

He further disclosed that the number of Candidates who got five Credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics is 33,914 representing 57.36 percent.

“Also 46,825 candidates, representing 79.20% got five Credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics,” he said.

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