National Examination Council (NECO) on Friday released the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results for Secondary School Leavers.
According to the results released, 88.51% (or 905,011) of the candidates got minimum five credits pass and above in English Language and Mathematics to scale the pass line.
English Language had 857,699 or 84.54% Credit and above while a little less than that – 812,846 or 80.16% had Credit and above in Mathematics. Unlike the November/December in which 60.31% pass rate was recorded in Mathematics.
Ekiti State led all the 36 States and FCT in performance in the just released result. Ekiti was followed by Edo State, Abia and Kogi States filled the third spot in overall students performance.
A total of 1, 022, 474 candidates from Nigeria and other countries sat for the just NECO examination.
NECO detected malpractices in 194 centers, 14 schools were also deregistered for gross misconduct.