About 90 per cent of Kano college students, who took the state qualifying examination carried out poorly.
The qualifying examination gave college students the prospect or in any other case to be sponsored by the state authorities to take the Senior School Certificate Examination.
For college students to qualify for sponsorship, they’re anticipated to attain credit in seven topics, together with Mathematics and English.
But the consequence, which was launched simply three days earlier than the deadline for the National Examination Council registration, confirmed that the scholars failed woefully.
A report by Daily Trust acknowledged that the dateline for NECO registration was too quick for the scholars who failed the qualifying examination to get the required cash to register for the exams.
The registration charges are round N12, 000 to N13, 000.
According to a trainer in one of many colleges, solely six college students handed, out of over 300 college students that took the examination.
The trainer famous that it will end in a lot of them repeating the category or dropping out of faculty.
“Cases like these are usually what discourage the students from continuing with their studies.
“Many of those that failed the examination don’t have money to pay for themselves.
“And instead of them to repeat, they rather abandon the school because they have no certainty in the next year.
“This is what adds to the number of dropouts we have in this region,” the trainer stated.
Another trainer stated solely 60 out of 200 college students handed the qualifying examination within the college he works at, including that college students who’ve paid and registered for the NECO examination are less than 40 out of the 140.
According to him, the federal government launched the consequence very late. He additionally stated many mother and father couldn’t present the NECO price inside three or 4 days.
A pupil, Usama Sa’adu, stated he had already given up on taking the NECO examination since he didn’t have the means to pay for it.
“My father cannot pay for me honestly and I don’t have the means to pay for myself.
“So, I don’t know what to do now. All I know is if I didn’t take this examination, I will not go back to school because I don’t know if I will still win next year.
“There is no certainty honestly because the person sitting next to me is not always coming to school but he passed the examination.
“He only comes once or twice a week, while I always attend school. I never missed classes but he passed while I failed,” he complained.