Just 24 candidates in Zamfara passed 2017 Nov/Dec NECO GCE

  • Out of 186 candidates that sat for the exam in Zamfara state, only 24 passed the exam
  • This was revealed on Thursday by NECO registrar in Minna, Niger state
  • Ogun state has the best result as 4,766 students out of the 5,213 that sat for the exam
  • In total, 42,429 candidates that sat for the examination, only 24,098 which represents 56.79 per cent got five credits, including English Language and Mathematics

According to Punch Newspaper, NECO registrar, Charles Uwakwe disclosed that only 24 out of the 186 candidates obtained five credits and above, representing 12.90 per cent.

He said this on Tuesday while briefing journalists at the council’s headquarters in Minna, Niger state.

“For candidates’ general performance by states, Ogun state has the best result as 4,766 students out of the 5,213 that sat for the exam obtained five credits and above in all subjects, representing 91.42 per cent,” he said.

“Zamfara State records the worst result; only 24 out of the 186 candidates obtained five credits and above, representing 12.90 per cent.”

He said out of the 42,429 candidates that sat for the examination, only 24,098 which represents 56.79 per cent got five credits, including English Language and Mathematics.

Uwakwe said a further breakdown shows that of the 41,429 that sat for English Language, 70.62 per cent (29,258) got credit pass, while 78.82 per cent of the 41,485 (32,701) that sat for Mathematics had the same grade.

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