NECO Reschedules Examination Due To On-going #ENDSARS Protest

Published On: October 18, 2020, 8:45 pm
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
-- (m) at 18-10-2020 08:45PM

(25588 | Addicted Hero)


The National Examination Council(NECO) has been forced to reschedule Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s scheduled to take place on Monday 19 October 2020 to November 16.

In a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, the council blamed the decision on the #ENDSARS protests that blocked the free movement of transport at the entrance gate into Benin City, the Edo state capital.

The statement reads: “This is to inform the general public and especially candidates that the National Examinations Council (NECO) has been constrained to reschedule the Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s earlier scheduled to take place on Monday 19 October 2020, 10 am to 1 pm. The examination of this paper will now hold on Monday 16 November 2020, 10 am-1 pm.

​”This unforeseen incident has been caused by the ENDSARS protest that blocked the free movement of transport at the City entrance gate Benin.

“The NECO delivery truck had left its take-off point well in advance two days 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 intact and are in the custody of NECO’s vault.

​”While regretting any inconveniences this rescheduling may cause our esteemed stakeholders, the Council has however taken this decision in order to maintain the integrity and security of its examinations procedures for seamless conduct of the Council’s examination.”



fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. PHOTOS: Cross River Warehouse Discovered As People Were Seen Catting Away With Food Items

  2. Pre. Buhari Reveals To Ex Leaders That He Stopped #ENDSARS Protests Because It Was Hijacked

  3. Actress Rita Dominic Laches Out At People Defending 'Perpetrators Of Evil' In The Country

  4. UPDATE: Lagos Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu Relaxes 24hr Imposed Curfew From 8am To 6pm In The State

  5. Osun Food Committee Debunks Allegation Of The State Hoarding COVID19 Palliatives In Ede

  6. How Thousands Of Hoodlums Attack Community, Burnt Down SEMA, Cross River State Newspaper Office

  7. 3 Bandits Killed, 8 Arrested kidnapped Victims Rescued By Nigerian Army In Zamfara & Katsina


THIS WEEK
  1. Nigerian Lady, Lucy Found Dead Alongside Her 2 Friends After Coming Back From Protest In Lagos

  2. UPDATE: Bola Tinubu Son, Seyi Tinubu Kidnapped In London

  3. Two Policemen Reportedly Killed As Violence Erupts in Some Parts of Ibadan (Videos)

  4. BREAKING: Bola Tinubu Set To Leave Nigeria Amidst #ENDSARS Protest In The Country

  5. PHOTO: Inmates Overpowered After Trying To Escape While Hoodlums Invade Ikoyi Prison

  6. Bola Tinubu's Son, Seyi Tinubu Confirmed To Have Turned Off #LekkiTollGate Lights

  7. Photos: See The Face Of The Army Commander, Ifo Omata Who Ordered The Killing Of Protesters

  8. Pandemonium In Abule Egba As Politician, Abiodun Bolarinwa Opens Fire On Peaceful Protesters

  9. Exposed: Face Of Man Who Bought Weapons For Thugs To Attack Abuja #EndSars Protesters

  10. RIP Oke: Young Nigerian Killed Few Hours After Tweeting "Nigeria Will Not End Me" #EndSARS


TOP MEMBERS: