NECO Debunks Rumour on Postponement of 2020 BECE and SSCE

National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) Debunks Rumour on Postponement / Shifting of 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

The attention of the Management of the National Examinations Council has been drawn to the barrage of fake news trending on the social media purporting that the Council has postponed / shifted the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) due to the prevailing situation in the Country

NECO wishes to state categorically that apart from the 2020 National Common Entrance (NCEE) that was postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Council has not reviewed any of its remaining Examination Time Tables (BECE) and (SSCE), neither is it contemplating such for now.

The general public is urged to disregard such fake news, as the Council is Monitoring the prevailing situation in the Country and will make Official pronouncement on the examinations if the need arises.