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NECO: NO EXAMINATION ON SALLAH DAY

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The National Examination Council (NECO) has said it has not fixed any paper in the on going Senior School Certificate Examination SSCE for school based candidates for Saturday July 9th , 2022, which has been declared sallah day (Eid Adha) .

In a statement signed by Head Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani made the clarification that the council has given a whole examination free week beginning from Friday 8th July to Wednesday 13th July 2022 , to enable the Muslim faithful to have enough time to celebrate the festival.

It would be recalled that the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for School based Candidates commenced on 27th June, and will end on 12th August, 2022.

The statement reads; ” The National Examinations Council (NECO) wishes to state that it has not scheduled any examination for Saturday 9th July, 2022.
This is contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the Council has scheduled examination for 9th July, 2022, which is Sallah Day (Eid- Adha)”.

“Conscious of the importance of religious festivals, the Council has always made adequate provision for such in fixing examination dates”.

“The Council has given a whole examination free week, beginning from Friday, 8th July to Wednesday, 13th July, 2022 in the On-going Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for School based candidates to enable Muslim faithful have enough time to celebrate the festival”.

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