The National Examination Council ( NECO) has postponed Paper 1 Computer Studies practicals scheduled for Monday, October 19,2020 until November 16.
NECO’s decision was contained in a statement by the Head Information and Public Relations of the exam council,Azeez Sani on Sunday.
Sani said the decision was taken as a result of the ongoing#EndSars protests which has blocked the free vehicular movement at the city entrance gate Benin .
According to him, NECO delivery truck had left its take-off point well in advance two days earlier to deliver examination materials to some states and has been held up in blockage since then.
The statement t assured all stakeholders and the general public that the affected examination materials have been retrieved intact and are in the custody of NECO’s vault.
The Council regretted any inconveniences the rescheduling might cause adding that it took the decision in order to maintain the integrity and security of its examination procedures for seamless conduct of the Council’s examination.