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Anambra takes third position in registration of 2022 National Common Entrance Examination


By Princess-Ekwi Ajide .Abuja

Of the total number of seventy-one thousand, seven hundred and thirty eight pupils that registered for the 2022 National Common Entrance Examination, NCCE, Anambra State accounted Five thousand, three hundred and thirty five registrations thereby, coming third in the registration scale.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu who stated this while receiving the NCCE results for year 2022 from the Registrar of National Examination Council, NECO, Professor Ibrahim Dantani, said only five thousand and seventy pupils sat for the examination as two hundred and sixty five of them were absent.

Mallam Adamu, represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. David Adejo, said, sixty eight thousand, six hundred and thirty eight pupils making ninety six percent of the total number of candidates sat for the examination.

According to him, the candidate that scored the highest with 220 in the examination, Ajidagba Miriam, hails from Sokoto State but took the exam in Lagos State, followed by another female, Obot Idara from Akwa Ibom State who took the exam at Ikot Ekpene with 200 marks.

The Minister said, the lowest score was one scored by 15 candidates from various states while Kebbi State registered the least number of 74 candidates while Lagos State had the highest number of registrations with 19,518 candidates out of which 731 were absent while the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, registered 8,623 candidates out of which 306 were absent.

He noted that the admission criteria for selection of qualified candidates into Federal Unity Colleges remain 60 percent for merit, 30 percent for equality of state and 10 percent for exigency and advised parents to visit NECO website www.neco.gov.com for details of the result of their wards.

On his part, the NECO registrar, Professor Ibrahim Dantani, said there’s a great improvement in this year’s registration and result from what it was in 2021.


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