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‘No Exams On Sallah Day’ Says NECO

'No Exams On Sallah Day' Says NECO

‘No Exams On Sallah Day’ Says NECO

‘No Exams On Sallah Day’ Says NECO

The Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), which is now taking place and is set to take place on Saturday, July 9, has not been postponed, according to the National Examinations Council (NECO).

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In order to provide the Muslim faithful enough time to celebrate the holiday, it was claimed that a full examination-free week, starting on Friday, July 8 and ending on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, had been granted.

In a statement made in Minna, NECO’s Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Mr. Azeez Sani, refuted rumors that the examination would be held on Sallah Day, July 9, 2022, as some have suggested (Eid-Adha).

‘No Exams On Sallah Day’ Says NECO

The statement added, “The Council wishes to state that it has not scheduled any examination for Saturday 9th July, 2022. It 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 the Muslim faithful to have enough time to celebrate the festival.

“Conscious of the importance of religious festivals, the Council has always made adequate provision for such in fixing examination dates”.

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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


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