The Kaduna state government has released the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results of the 2020 candidates.
The results were announced on the 9th of February by Mrs Umma Ahmed on Tuesday, the Director-General(DG) of Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority (KSSQAA).
The DG explained that a total of 1,584 schools (452 public schools and 1,132 private schools) had participated in the examination which took place between Sept. 21, 2020, and Sept. 28, 2020. A total of 131, 214 candidates sat for the examination of which 96,268 passed in all the subjects, representing 73.4% pass.
The performance of the students was said to be was very impressive, as 95,472 passed mathematics, 96,128 students passed English while 81,824 passed Basic Science and Technology.
Mrs Umma further revealed that six public schools were among the 10 best performing schools, with Government Secondary School (GSS) Zuturung Kanyi emerging the overall best, followed by GSS Kabam and Shalom Royal College, Trikania, Kaduna, a private school, came third.