The National Examinations Council (NECO) Governing council, has suspended the on-going 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination indefinite.

The statement signed by Azeez Sani, the Head, Information and Public Relations Division NECO, said the action follows the present security challenges, occurrences by the End SARS protests.

Ngrealnews gathered that the council had last week reassessed its position sequence the protests and rescheduled some of its papers.

According to the current assessment by the council comcluded that the present challenges all over the nation, which interrupted the smooth conduct of the NECO examination has led to restrictions and close down of schools to secure lives and property across the nation.

He said, "Arising from that meeting, the Governing Board resolved that the 2020 SSCE (Internal) be postponed indefinitely in view of the current security challenges, occasioned by the End SARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country.

‘‘In the circumstances, it has become difficult for the Council to move examination materials across the country. Students in the affected locations were unable to sit for the papers already scheduled in the examination time table’’.

The National Examinations Council (NECO) Governing council further agreed to continue the conduct of the examinations as soon as peace returned to all States.

It lamented the inconveniences the delay would bring to all boards but say it took the decision to support the integrity and security of the examination procedures.

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