The Federal Government has announced the results of the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) held by the National Examinations Council (NECO) in 2022 for admission to the first year of Junior Secondary School (JSS 1) in Federal Unity Colleges.
On Monday, Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, submitted the results to Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, in Abuja.
While announcing the results, Adamu stated that the exam for this year’s session was held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in Nigeria, Benin Republic, and Togo.
The minister, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, David Gender, advised parents and guardians to check the NECO website at www.neco.gov.ng for information on their children’s or wards’ results.
According to the minister, Ajidagba Mariam Akanke, a Sokoto State native with registration number 542121DG, had the best score of 202, while Obot Abundance Idara, an Akwa Ibom State native with registration number 550470BF, received the second highest score of 200.
According to Adamu, a total of 71,738 students registered, with 34,030 men and 37,708 females, however only 68,638 (96%) students sat for the exams, while 3,100 (4%) were missing.
The minister said, “The lowest score was 01 mark, and this was scored by fifteen candidates from various states. The state that registered the least number of candidates is Kebbi State, with 74 candidates.
“The state that registered the highest number of candidates in Lagos State with 19,518, out of which 18,787 sat and 731 were absent. FCT was second with 8,623 candidates that registered, out of which 8,317 sat while 306 were absent.
“Anambra State came third with 5,335 candidates that registered, out of which 5,070 sat and 265 were absent. Zamfara State was fourth with 4,500 candidates registered, out of which 3,745 sat and 755 were absent.”
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