The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2023 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) for admission into the 110 Federal Government Colleges (Unity Schools) across Nigeria.

This was disclosed yesterday by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Andrew Adejo, in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He revealed that a total of 72,865 pupils registered for the examination, while 69,829 pupils sat for the examination and 76 pupils had the highest score of 203.

The Permanent Secretary while applauding NECO for the conduct of the examination appreciated the increase recorded in the number of female students.

Mr. Adejo said the admission criteria for selection of qualified candidates into Federal Unity Colleges remained the same: 60 percent Merit; 30 percent Equality of State and 10 percent Exigency.

The Permanent Secretary said the Federal Ministry of Education will ensure that all admission processes are concluded in time and in line with the above criteria.