FG Vows To Ease NECO Logistics Challenges

Education Minister, Prof.Tahir Mamman and the Minister of State for Education, Dr. Yusuf Sununu have promised that the Ministry would resolve the logistics challenges facing the National Examinations Council (NECO).

Director, Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Ben. Bem Goong disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Goong said the Minister, while making the promise at a recent briefing session with the leadership of NECO averred that the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was problem-solving oriented and that he was ready to resolve all genuine challenges facing the sector within the limits of available resources and legal framework.

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Prof. Tahir Mamman reiterated the determination of his administration to confront head-on, the challenges facing the sector, calling on all hands to be on deck in the honourous task of Nation building, adding that education is too critical to be ignored.

On his part, Minister of State for Education Dr Yusuf Tanko Sununu said, the National Examinations Council is the pride of the Nation and that everything humanly possible must be done to enable the Council fulfill the mandate for which it was set up.

The Minister of State also used the occasion to warn any institution or establishment from discriminating against the NECO certificate, maintaining that such would amount to denigrating the Nation.

Dr. Sununu said, the NECO certificate has all the requirements of National and International standards.

Earlier in his presentation, the NECO Registrar, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi lamented the logistics challenges facing the Council, especially during the conduct of its National Examinations.

Prof. Wushishi used the occasion to thank his colleagues, the Registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, and the National Board for Technical Examinations, whom he said, have always assisted with transportation logistics during NECO National Examinations.

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