Kano State Government on Sunday confirmed the release of the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results by the National Examination Council (NECO), earlier withheld over outstanding debts.
Public school students from Kano State could not access their results when they were released some three weeks ago due to outstanding debts of over N1.8 billion the state was owing NECO.
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However, in a statement in Kano on Sunday, the state’s ministry of education said students can now check their results as they have finally been released.
The statement, signed by the ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Yusu, said: “This followed the efforts of the state ministry of education in securing funds from the state government for the payment of the NECO examination fees.”
The release of the result according to the state’s commissioner of education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, will enable the students to secure admissions in universities and other tertiary institutions of their choices.
While urging the students to use the registration scratch cards in accessing and printing out their examination results, he further appealed to the general public to inculcate the habit of appreciating what the government is doing considering the competing demands on the limited resources at its disposal.
He also reiterated the determination of the Kano State Government to continue to support the education sector.