HOMEPOST UTME UNIVERSITY
COLLEGEPOLYTCHNIC GENERAL SCHOOLS

« | »

You are here in Home » NECO

Zamfara State Registers Only 28 for 2018 Common Entrance Exam


The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday said the Federal
Government was worried about the low
number of candidates seeking admission into its 104 colleges across the country, who registered for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination.

The minister, in a statement released in
Abuja by the spokesperson of the
Ministry of Education, Mrs. Priscillia
Ihuoma, noted that only 28 candidates
from Zamfara State registered for the
examination.

Adamu said the report of a stakeholders’
meeting held recently indicated that
Taraba, Kebbi and Zamfara states had the lowest number of candidates who
registered for the entrance examination.

While Taraba had 95 candidates, Kebbi
had 50.

The release read in part, “Ahead of the
2018 National Common Entrance
Examination for admission of candidates
into the 104 Federal Government colleges on Saturday, April 14, the minister has expressed worry over low registration for the examination so far.

“According to him, the report of a
meeting of major stakeholders in the
education sector said candidates
registered in 2018 stood at 71,294 as
against 80,421 that wrote the
examination in 2017.

“The report further shows three states
with the highest number of pupils
registered so far are: Lagos with 24,465
candidates, the Federal Capital Territory,
Abuja, with 7,699 and Rivers State with
4,810 candidates respectively. On the
other hand, three states with extreme
low registration are: Zamfara with only
28 candidates, Kebbi, 50 and Taraba, 95
candidates respectively.”

Adamu, however, directed that
registration portal should remain opened
till April 13 to enable more eligible
candidates register.

The minister said the examination would
go on as planned and urged state state
governments, heads of schools and
interest groups to persuade school-age
children in the areas with low
registration to register for the
examination.

Share On:

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email address:

Comment Section

0 Responses

Leave a Reply

Your Name:

Your Message:

Disclaimer:- Comments are the Opinion of the Comment writers & does not reflect the views of Naijagrove, NG users Beware of Scammers!!

« | »




Recent Posts


Pages