Chidimma UCHEGBU, Abuja
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that there will be no examinations on the days the Eid Adha holidays will be observed.
Speaking through a statement signed by its Head Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, NECO stated that it has not scheduled any examination for Saturday 9th July 2022.
According to the state, “this is contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the Council has scheduled examination for 9th July 2022, which is Sallah Day (Eid- Adha).
Sani stated that “conscious of the importance of religious festivals, the Council has always made adequate provision for such in fixing examination dates.
“The Council has given a whole examination free week, beginning from Friday, 8th July to Wednesday, 13th July 2022 in the On-going Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for School-based candidates to enable Muslim faithful have enough time to celebrate the festival.
“It would be recalled that the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for School-based Candidates commenced on 27th June, and will end on 12th August 2022”, NECO stated.