NECO denies shift of 2020 BECE, SSCE date

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

The National Examinations Council has denied postponement of its 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) date as a result of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) ravaging the world.
The Head, Information and Public Relations Division, National Examinations Council, Malam Azez Sani, pointed out that
NECO insisted that only the 2020 National Common Entrance (NCEE) that was postponed indefinitely because of the outbreak of COVID-19.

Sani described it as a barrage of fake news trending on the social media which is untrue and should be disregarded by the public.
He stated: "The Council has not reviewed its remaining Examination Time Tables (BECE) and (SSCE), neither is it contemplating such for now.
"The general public has been urged to disregard such fake news, as the Council is monitoring the prevailing situation in the country and will make official pronouncement on the examinations if the need arises."

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