The National Examinations Council (NECO) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence are to collaborate to check examination malpractice during the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Mr Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division, in a statement on Thursday, disclosed information that the Chairman, Governing Board of NECO, Dr Abubakar Saddiq led a delegation to the Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr Abdullah Muhammadu.
Sani said such collaboration would go a long way in ensuring the credibility of the Council’s examination and strengthen the existing relationship between the two organisations.
He explained that the Council has put in place measures, such as the biometric capturing, to check examination malpractice and enjoined personnel of NSCDC to brace up for new challenges that may emerge during the examination.
Also, Acting Registrar/Chief Executive, NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, said the Council has been enjoying the services of the organisation without any hindrance from 2008 to date.
The Commandant General pledged the continued support of his Agency in the provision of adequate security at examination centres to ensure the credibility of NECO results.