By Felix Khanoba
The National Examinations Council (NECO) says it will not extend the registration period for this year’s school-based Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The examination body said the registration which started on 31st March, will close on Friday, 25th June, 2021.
This was contained in a terse statement issued on Wednesday and signed Azeez Sani, Head Information and Public Relations Division of NECO.
The statement titled : ‘NECO Will Not Extend Registration Period for 2021 SSCE Internal’, read in full : “The National Examinations Council (NECO) will not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school based candidates.
” The Registration exercise which started on 31st March, will close on Friday, 25th June, 2021 and will not be subjected to extension, while the examination will commence unfailingly on Monday, 5th July 2021.
” This is to enable efficient and effective planning for the examination logistics required for the smooth conduct of the 2021 SSCE internal.
” State Ministries of Education, Commandants, Principals, Proprietors and other relevant stakeholders are enjoined to take note of the closing date and ensure timely completion of their candidates registration.
” The Council assures all stakeholders of its resolve to have a seamless conduct of the 2021 SSCE.”