The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that it did not schedule any examination for Saturday, 9 July, 2022, which is Sallah Day.
NECO Spokesperson, Mr. Azeez Sani disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday, July 4, 2022.
He said the Council was conscious of the importance of religious festivals and hence always made adequate provision for such in fixing examination dates.
Azeez further disclosed that the Council had 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.