FEC approves N4.5bln for printing of SSCE and other basic exams materials

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a total of N4.5 billion for the printing of both sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials by the Ministry of Education.

The Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu said this during the Federal Executive Council meeting FEC, on Wednesday 28th October, that the contract was awarded to a group of eight printers.

According to him, the materials are for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance Examination.

“Today Council approved the award of contract for the printing of examination materials both sensitive and non-sensitive and the contract is worth N2.9 billion. It was awarded to a group of eight printers.

“The materials are for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance.

“As you know because of the recent disturbances, we have postponed the examinations that have not taken place”, the minister said.

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