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2016 NECO GCE Statistics: Over 60% made Credits In Maths, English

National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2016 November
/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. (CHECK YOUR 2016 NECO RESULT HERE TODAY)

Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe,
who announced this in Minna, said a total of 47,941 candidates
registered, out of which 47,118 sat for the examinations, and the number
of candidates with five credits including Mathematics and English
Language put at 28,530 (60.55%).

Out of 46,024 candidates that sat
for English language,  33,303 representing 72.34% obtained credit pass,
while out of the 45,574 that sat for Mathematics, a total of 39,454
candidates got credit pass representing 86.54%.
Analysis of
students’ performance at state level with five credits and above,
including Mathematics and English shows Ogun state topping the chat with
91.13% while Zamfara state records the worst result with only 59
candidates obtaining 5 credits and above representing 25.65%.
putting the number of candidates with malpractice cases at 7,699
representing16.3%, Abia state records the highest case with 953
candidates representing 12.37%, with Edo state as least state in
malpractices recording only 8 case representing 0.10%. English has the
highest case with 1,162 candidates involved.

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