A total of six students scored 01 in the 2023 National Common Entrance Examinations conducted by the National Examinations Council.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Andrew Adejo, made this known while giving a breakdown of scores in Abuja on Wednesday, after receiving the results from the Registrar of the National Examinations Council, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi.
Adejo said, “A total of 72,865 pupils registered in 2023 compared to 71,738 for 2022 with Lagos State having the highest number of 18,644 and Taraba with the lowest of 102. Also 38,801 female registrants were recorded against 34,064 males, we are making progress with bridging the gender disparity.
“3,036 pupils were absent; 76 pupils had the highest score of 2023; The lowest score was 01 mark and this was scored by six pupils.