NECO has been forced to reschedule computer practical slated for Monday.
News Rain Nigeria reports that the National Examination Council (NECO) has on Sunday rescheduled the date of Computer Studies Practicals, Paper 1 which was initially slated to hold tomorrow morning Monday, 19th, October 2020, because of the persistent in the ENDSARS protest across some major cities within the Country.
EndSARS: NECO Reschedules 2020 SSCE Computer Paper
NECO in its Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE time table has made some changes due to what it described as the persistent of the protesters who blocked some major high ways in some cities, thereby creating difficulty for movements of the people and most especially the teachers and students who are major stakeholders.
NECO in a statement that was issued and signed by its Head, Information and Public Relation Division Officer, Mr. Azeez Sani which a copy of it was made available to the News Rain Nigeria on Sunday stated that the paper has been rescheduled to hold on Monday 16th, November 2020, between 10 am – 1 pm.
Azeez Sani, through the statement, noted that the general public and especially candidates have to be informed that the National Examinations Council (NECO) has been constrained to reschedule
Sani further reiterated that the unforeseen incident has been caused by the ENDSARS protest that blocked the free movement of transport at the City entrance gate Benin.
He said, “The NECO delivery truck had left its take-off point well in advance on Friday 16 October 2020, earlier to deliver examination materials to some states and has been held up in the blockage since then.
“The Council wishes to assure all stakeholders and the general public that the affected examination materials have been retrieved and are intact.
Sanni in the concluded part of the statement noted that the organization regretted the inconveniences that the rescheduling may cause the esteemed stakeholders, added that the Council has however taken this decision in order to maintain the integrity and security of its examinations procedures.