Why would neco officials Swear oth of Allegiance ? On Tuesday, The neco Registrar, Obioma reveals that all Neco Officials Must swear an oath of trust before taking part in the upcoming neco 2020 exams.
The development was announced during a press briefing by NECO’s Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Godswill Obioma to unveil the evaluation time table for performing the 2020 test.
Obioma further stated that the examination officials would be trained to build their capacities for the task
The Registrar noted that to ensure the safety of students writing the examination and it’s officials, NECO has prepared a Manual Guideline for the preparation of schools in the context of COVID-19 and in harmonization with WAEC and NABTEB.
Obioma added that the guidelines put in place cover critical areas such as decontamination of centers and schools, maintaining social distancing, use of water, hand washing facilities, sanitizers and face mask by school proprietors, parents and guardians, exam officials, candidates and security officials among others.
Prof. Obioma revealed that currently, a total of 80,110 candidates have registered for the Common Entrance exams, 104,341 for BECE, and 169,144 for SSEC.
According to him, the scheduled exams include the NECO-BECE from 24th August to Monday 7th September, NECO-SSCE Monday 5th October to Wednesday 18th Nov, 2020 and NECO-NCEE for admission of JSS1 students into Federal Unity Colleges, Saturday 17th October 2020 and also, the BECE (re-sit) for 11th and 12th of Nov. for the prescribed relevant subjects.
Obioma further reiterated NECO’s zero-tolerance to examination malpractice, saying” we will not hesitate to close down any exam centre involved in malpractice and moving the students to another center. ”
He then called on parents to register their wards within the timeline given.