The National Examinations Council (NECO) said Federal Ministry of Education has approved its decision to postpone its National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) that was scheduled to hold on May 29.
NECO in a statement issued on Wednesday morning by the examination body and signed on its behalf by the head of information and public relations division, Azeez Sani ascribed its decision to low registration figures.
According to Mr. Sani, the examination has been rescheduled to June 5.
The statement read: “The Examination which was initially scheduled for Saturday 29th May, 2021, was rescheduled to give states with low registration of candidates the opportunity to register their candidates for the examination.”
TOS News gathered the current number of applicants for the examination is 50,000 which is low compared to 70,580 candidates that registered in 2020.