Lagos Pupil Threatens To Sue Education Minister, NECO Over Non Release Of Entrance Detail Score

Master Ogheneyorheme Malcolm Omirhobo

LAGOS JULY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A 10-Year- old Lagos pupil, Ogheneyorheme Malcolm Omirhobo has threatened to sue Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and National Examination Commission (NECO) for the non release of the details of the score of the result of 2016/2017 of the National Commission Entrance Examination.
Omirhobo in a petition dated July 21st 2017 written to the office of the Minister at Abuja, in which a copy was made available to NEWSRANGERS.COM explained that having sat for the examination, he was informed by National Examination Commission (NECO) that he passed the examination and short-listed for interview without giving him the details of his scores and the criteria for his being short-listed.
The graduate of Joanah Memorial Nursery and Primary School, Okota, Lagos lamented that the failure, refusal and/or neglect of National Examination Commission (NECO) to release the details of the examination result, puts a negative mark on the transparency of the entire examination exercise and also shows a smack of corruption.
He urged the Minister to direct National Examination Commission (NECO) to release the details of his result and that of other affected children within the next seven working days of the receipt of his letter, failing in which he would proceed to seek redress in a court of competent jurisdiction without recourse to him.
“I sat for the 2016/2017 National Commission Entrance Examination on 8/4/2017. My Registration No. is 806321CD. My Serial No. is 0099 and my Centre No. is 20038.My First Choice is F.G.C. LAGOS (BOYS & GIRLS) and my Second Choice is F.S.T.C. YABA (BOYS & GIRLS) – LAGOS,” he said in the letter in which a copy was equally sent to the office of NECO.

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