The National Examinations Council has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates.
A total of 41,459 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 39,503 actually sat.
A statement issued by Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division of the council explained that a total of 26,277 candidates obained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics while 34,014 candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics.
The statement further disclosed that the results of 256,000 candidates who missed some papers during the 2020 SSCE Internal examination due to the ENDSARS protests in some states and who sat for those papers during the 2020 SSCE External examination are being released along side those of external candidates.
Also, 6,465 cases of examination malpractice were recorded in the 2020 SSCE External as against 17,004 cases in 2019.