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NECO designates Saudi Arabian school as SSCE center

This decision follows the successful accreditation of the Nigeria International School, Jeddah, by a NECO delegation led by the Minister of State for Education, Dr. Yusuf Sununu, and the Registrar of NECO, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi...

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NECO designates Saudi Arabian school as SSCE center

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has finalized plans to administer the Senior School Certificate Examinations (Internal) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This decision follows the successful accreditation of the Nigeria International School, Jeddah, by a NECO delegation led by the Minister of State for Education, Dr. Yusuf Sununu, and the Registrar of NECO, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi.

During the accreditation visit, the delegation conducted an assessment of the school’s facilities and engaged in discussions with the management and staff of the institution.

According to a statement released by NECO, the Nigeria International School Jeddah has been deemed suitable as an international center for NECO SSCE Internal, following a thorough evaluation of its learning facilities, curriculum, and overall security.

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In his address during the visit, Dr. Sununu urged the staff and students of the school to uphold Nigeria’s reputation as good ambassadors, not only in Saudi Arabia but throughout the Gulf States Cooperation Council.

He emphasized the importance of accreditation to ensure that schools provide adequate facilities conducive to learning and examination.

Prof. Wushishi, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, provided insights into the significance of school accreditation, highlighting its role in maintaining standards and ensuring quality education.

The delegation was warmly received by the Consular General, Bello Kazaure, and the proprietor of the Nigeria International School Jeddah, Abdulkadir Maikudi, along with other members of the school staff.

Additionally, the Minister of State for Education and the NECO registrar visited the Nigeria House in Jeddah, where they engaged in discussions with the Consular General and consulate staff.

NECO has previously certified several international examination centers in countries such as Togo, Benin Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, and the Republic of Gabon.

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