The National Examinations Council, NECO, announced the resumption of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, in all states and the Federal Capital Territory, effective Monday, November 9 2020.
It would be recalled that the NECO SSCE examinations were earlier postponed indefinitely on Monday 25th October 2020 due to security challenges as a result of the ENDSARS protests which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country.
While making the announcement in a statement issued on Monday, November 2, 2020, the Council’s Head Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, “The National Examinations Council wishes to inform candidates, schools and other stakeholders of the resumption of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination in all states and the FCT from Monday, November 9 2020.
“The council was constrained to postpone the examinations indefinitely on Monday, October 25, 2020, due to security challenges occasioned by the #EndSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country.
“Following the return of normalcy in the states and FCT, the examinations will now continue with a new time-table from Monday, November 9, 2020, to Saturday, November 28 2020.
“This new timetable will be made available to the general public, schools and candidates from Wednesday, November 4 2020. The timetable can also be downloaded from the NECO official website.
“The council thanks the general public and candidates for their patience and understanding during the period the SSCE was suspended.
“NECO assures the general public of quality service in the discharge of her statutory responsibilities at all times.”