Just In: NECO Postpones Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

The National Examination Council (NECO) has rescheduled the Computer Studies Practical examination set for Monday, October 19 to November 16.

NECOAccording to a statement issued by the council’s spokesperson, Azeez Sani, the rescheduling is due to the ongoing nationwide protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings.

He stated that the demonstrations have led to the inability of vehicles to get to the venues to supply examination materials

“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 End SARS protest that blocked the free movement of transport at the City entrance gate Benin.

Read more: #EndSARS: End The Protest, It Has Been Hijacked By Political Thugs And Hoodlums – Ondo State Governor Akeredolu

“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.”Photo Credit: Twitter

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