The National Examinations Council has announced the rescheduling of the papers meant for Thursday , Friday and Saturday , attributing it to circumstances beyond its control .
This will be the second time NECO would be rescheduling the examination this week , the first being on Sunday .
The organisation said the affected papers would now be scheduled for November 17 , 18 and 2020 , while the time table for the papers would soon be made available.
The Head, Information and Public Relations Division , NECO , Azeez Sani , made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday .
He said , “ This is to inform the general public and especially candidates that NECO has been constrained by circumstances beyond its control , to reschedule the papers meant for Thursday 22 October 2020 , Friday 23 October 2020 and Saturday 24 October 2020 .
“ The affected papers are now scheduled for November 17 , 18 and 19 2020 . The examination time table for these papers will be made available subsequently .
These changes were due to the security challenges , which led to the imposition of curfew and closure of schools by some state governments in order to safeguard lives and properties . In the circumstances , it has become difficult for the council to move examination materials across the country .