The Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Godswill Obioma, has announced the results of the just concluded National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) with 24,416 candidates scaling through, scoring a minimum of 66.
While presenting the results to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu in Abuja, he said three students got the highest scores. They were Umeonyiagu Chinua Crucifixio from Anambra State (199), Onwuamanam Udochukwu from Enugu State (198) and Salaam Mariam Aderemilekun from Lagos State (197).
After receiving the results, Minister Adamu said he was delighted with the speed with which the leadership of NECO conducted the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination despite the setbacks occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 and the #EndSARS protest.
He said that with the Unity Colleges now 110, admissions carrying capacity has been shored up to 26,625 for the current academic year.
Adamu said, “I understand that a total of 70,580 candidates sat for the examination, out of which 24,416 candidates passed, scoring a minimum of 66. I noted also that the total carrying capacity of our 110 Unity Colleges now stands 26,625, having added 720 slots with the establishment of six more Federal Science and Technical Colleges across the six geopolitical zones”.