JUST IN: NECO reschedules entrance examination to school for gifted children
The National Examinations Council on Tuesday announced that it has rescheduled the 2023 entrance examination which is conducted for gifted and talented children into Federal Government Academy, Suleja, from Saturday, May 13, 2023, to Saturday, June 10, 2023.
“The Examination was rescheduled to enable more candidates to register for the examination following a request by some stakeholders for an extension of the registration period,” a statement by NECO said.
The examination body on its website described the academy as “a training ground for moulding the gifted and talented children of Nigeria. It provides enormous opportunities for outstanding gifted students to develop their potential in the interest of nation building and technological development.”
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NECO further stated that beneficiary students enjoy scholarships such as tuition fee waivers, external examination fee waivers, and free feeding among others.
“All candidates, parents, guardians and other relevant stakeholders are therefore enjoined to take note of the new date for the examination. The registration of candidates will continue till the new date of the examination.”