The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled its earlier examinations scheduled for octtober22, 23 and 24 to November owing to insecurity and curfew imposed by some states in the federation
This was disclosed by the head of Information and Public Relations Division (NECO), azeez Sani in a statement released to newsmen in the FTC on Wednesday.
He announced that the affected papers were now rescheduled for November 17, 18 and 19.
The statement read, ”this is to inform the general public and especially candidates that the National Examinations Council has been constrained by circumstances beyond its control to reschedule the papers meant for Thursday , Oct 22 ,Friday , Oct23 and Sturdy, Oct. 24. The effected papers are now rescheduled for 17th, 18th and 19th Nov 2020. The examination time table for these papers will be made available subsequently.
These changes were due to security challenges which led to imposition of curfew and closure of schools by some state government in order to safeguard lives and properties. “
He said that the development became difficult for the Council to move examination materials across the country.
The Council prays that the examination will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 27 , all things being equal , with the papers as originally scheduled in the examination time table.“