The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Thursday released results for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates.
It said 26,277 out of the 39,503 candidates who sat for the examination, obtained five credits and above including in English Language and Mathematics.
The board’s Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State, according to a statement by its Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani.
It said 41,459 candidates registered out of which 39,503 actually sat for the examination.
The statement also disclosed that 6,465 cases of examination malpractices were recorded in 2020 as against 17,004 cases in 2019.