NECO releases SSSCE results of Kano students three weeks after
After three weeks of withholding, the National Examination Council (NECO), at the weekend, released the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) results of candidates from Kano State.
The outcome was officially released on October 29, The Guardian learnt, adding that the results out of the almost 85,000 students were withheld over alleged indebtedness to the examinations body the state government.
NECO was believed to have released the results after payment of 50 per cent of the total debt.
In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Aliyu Yusuf, the Ministry of Education secured funds from the state government to pay NECO the outstanding fees.
He quoted the Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, as saying: “The release of the results will enable the students to secure admissions into universities and other tertiary institutions of their choices.”