For the first time in five years, more final year students in all public secondary schools in Zamfara state will participate in the 2019 examinations (NECO) starting in the next few days.
This fresh development followed the meeting between the state governor Bello Matawalle, and the representatives of the Registrar of NECO on Monday in Gusau, Zamfara state capital.
In it’s tireless efforts to rivive the moribund education sector in Zamfara state, Matawalle led administration has agreed to settle the five years outstanding registration fees of N1.8 Billion in tranches.
Speaking during the meeting, the governor said students in the state will no longer stay idle at a time they should be in school.
He added that his administration will ensure students from the state join their mates in the universities and other tertiary institutions of learning at the appropriate time.
“I take this opportunity to implore all our candidates to read hard and graduate with flying colours. I equally wish all candidates success in their examinations.” He added.