#ENDSARS Protest: NECO postpones exams

NECO Postpones National Common Entrance Exam Indefinitely

As the the #ENDSARS protest gets intensified across the country, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has on Sunday announced the postponement of its examination till November.

This was as the protest which has taken another dimension blocked the free movement of transport at the City entrance gate Benin,

The Council through the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani in a statement said “NECO has been constrained to reschedule the Paper I Computer Studies Practicals earlier scheduled to take place on Monday 19 October 2020, 10am to 1pm, for Monday 16 November 2020, 10am-1pm.

Accordingly he said the unforeseen incident was 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 on Friday 16 October 2020, earlier to deliver examination materials to some States and has been held up in the blockage since then”, he said.

​While regretting any inconveniences the rescheduling may cause, he assured that the affected examination materials have been retrieved and are intact.

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