Exams Malpractice: NECO Threatens To Prosecute Officials Found Wanting

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has commended  the authorities of Signature Television for their interest in ensuring the sanctity of public examination in the country.

According  a statement by the Head Information and Public Relations Division of NECO,  Azeez Sani,  the Authorities of Signature Television had on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 alerted the National Examinations Council (NECO) of some infractions at one of the examination centres,  Fabian Kings and Queens International School, Kabala West, Kaduna with Centre Number (0140721) that may lead to malpractice during the just concluded 2020 SSCE (Internal).  

Based on the allegation the  Council , swiftly swung into action by: flagging the centre, identifying and isolating all the candidates’ scripts for scrutiny and it immediately constituted an Administrative Committee to investigate the allegation in order to enable the Council take appropriate actions.

 If found culpable, the entire results of the candidates will be cancelled, the school will be derecognized and those examination officials involved in the act will be prosecuted in accordance with the Examination Malpractice Decree 33 of 1999. 

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