The Registrar, National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Prof Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, has disclosed that 58,307 of the 79,915 candidates who sat for the 2021 May/June NBC/NTC examinations scored five credits and above, including Mathematics and English Language.
Prof Isiugo-Abanihe disclosed this in Benin during the release of the 2021 NABTEB examination results.
She said 58,307, representing 72.96, obtained five credits and above including Mathematics and English Language while 74,069 candidates obtained five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics, representing 92.68 per cent of the candidates who sat for the same exams.
According to her, a total of 79,915 candidates registered for the examinations in 1,614 centres.
She explained that 453 candidates were found to be involved in examination malpractice.
Prof Isiugo-Abanih said there is a significant increase in the enrollment of students in the NABTEB examination, saying the increase is still a far cry considering the quest for technological advancement of the country.
“The enrollment showed that candidates enrolled for 16 Engineering Trades, seven Construction Trades, nine Miscellaneous Trades, four Business Trades and 21 General Education Subjects”.