According to stats released,Ngschoolz discovered that no fewer than 975,991 candidates took part in the National Examinations Council (NECO) Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for 2015.
This was made known by the Governing
Board Chairman of NECO, Dr. Paddy Njoku,
during a routine monitoring of the June/
July examination in Abuja.
Dr. Njoku blamed the failures of students in
the past examinations on lack of quality
teachers as students produce what they
have been taught.
He said government needed to build
quarters for teachers for intensive training
and also providence as they are a very
important segment for Nigeria’s
Njoku challenged the governments at all
levels to encourage the education sector to
ensure quality teachers for effective results.
The NECO boss also announced that NECO
would adopt computer-based test mode
in next year’s examinations.