NABTEB releases result, canvasses more technical, vocational centres
The Registrar of the Board, Prof. Ifeoma Mercy Isiugo-Abanihe, disclosed this yesterday.
She urged governments at various levels to establish more technical and vocational education training centres to attain a sustainable development.
She said such centres were useful for youth empowerment, poverty reduction, youth restiveness and unemployment.
Giving a break down of the results, she said: “The examinations were held nation wide from November 6, to December 8, 2017. A total of 45,088 candidates enrolled for the examinations in 1786 centres nation wide.
“Analysis of the results further revealed that 21,159 candidates representing 52.74 per cent of candidates obtained five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
“Also, 31,369 candidates representing 78.19 per cent, scored five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.
This represents an improved performance, compared to the 2016 November/December results, where 21,476 candidates, representing 47.48 per cent obtained five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
Also, 33,365 candidates representing 73.77 per cent scored five credits and above, with or without English Language and Mathematics.
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