neco says ssce, bece not postponed

The National Examinations Council has said it has not postponed the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination and Basic Education Certificate Examination due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It said it was studying the prevailing situation in the country and would postpone the exams if there was any need.

The council Head of Information, Mr Azeez Sani, in a statement made the clarification on Wednesday.
The statement reads: “We state categorically that apart from the 2020 National Common Entrance that was postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the council has not review any of its remaining examination timetables for BECE and SSCE, neither is it contemplating such for now.
“The general public is urged to disregard such fake news, as the council is monitoring the prevailing situation in the country and will make an official pronouncement on the examinations if the need arises.”