The Honourable Minister Of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu , alongside the Minister Of Education For State, Dr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, received the results of 2020/2021 National
Common Entrance for Unity Colleges
The examination was conducted by the National Examination Council (NECO)
Briefing the press in Abuja on Monday, Adamu, said the highest scorer in the examination.
BEST THREE STUDENTS
Name: Umeonyiagu Chinua Crucifixion
Number: 311158FE Choice: FSTC
Choice: FGC Enugu.
from Imo State.
Name: Salaam Mariam Aderemilekun.
Choice: QC Lagos
from Ogun State.
National merit cut-off mark, 142
Least score 2.
70,580 candidate sat for the examination
16,713 students were absent due to #EndSARS protest.
The Minister disclosed that a total of 70,580 candidates sat for the examination out of which 24,416 candidates passed scoring a minimum of 66.
I noted also that the total carrying capacity of our 110 unity colleges now stands at 26,625having added 720 slots with the establishment of six more Federal Science and Technical Colleges across the six geo-political zones.”
As has been the tradition for decades, the admission criteria include 60 percent strictly on merit, 30 percent based on states’ representation in the unity colleges and the remaining 10 percent to cover other Sundry considerations such as special needs candidates, gender, local community and biological children of teachers, PTA, SBMC and old students organisations 7″, he said.
Adamu directed the principals to complete both the merit based ( 60 percent and 30 percent of equality of states’ admissions within 72 hours.