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Coronavirus: NECO postpones National Common Entrance Exam indefinitely



Examination into Federal Unity Colleges earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, March 28 2020.

The announcement came as the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has rolled out measures, including restriction of visitors to the education ministry, all aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Mr Azeez Sani, in a statement, on Tuesday in Abuja, informed all candidates, Guardians and relevant Stakeholders that a new date of the examination would be communicated to them in due course.

He noted that the decision to postpone the examination was in deference to the various measures being put in place by the Federal and State Governments to curtail the potential spread of coronavirus (COV1D-19).

He said: “The Management of NECO regrets any inconveniences the postponement might have caused our esteemed candidates and other stakeholders.

“A new date for the examination will be communicated to candidates and other stakeholders in due course.

“Meanwhile, registration for the examination continues,” he said.

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