Locations & Addresses Of All NECO Offices In Nigeria

National examination council (NECO) was established in April 1999 by military administration of Abudulsalami Abubakar. By mandate, the examination body was to replace National Board for educational measurement which was established in 1992 by military government of Ibrahim Babangida.

LOCATIONS OF NECO OFFICES NATIONWIDE

NECO was charged with responsibility to provide alternative for the conduct of Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) which at that time was exclusively reserved for west African Examination Council (WAEC).

By the year 2000, NECO conducted its first SSCE examination. The establishment and creation of NECO was not without criticisms.

Some Nigerians welcomed its creation as providing candidates with alternative. Other Nigerians questioned its legality and ability to conduct examinations with both national and international acceptability.

Apart from conduct of SSCE examination, NECO also conducts national common entrance examination which is used for entrance into federal unity schools.

Today it is no doubt that the story of NECO in relation to its mandate and duties has been a successful one. NECO has been able to conduct examinations of international standard and acceptable worldwide.

SSCE results of NECO is acceptable in all Nigeria tertiary institutions and serve as alternate to WAEC.Also in employment process, NECO is accepted in Nigeria and beyond as an o’ level result.

NECO examination comes up not more than 3 weeks after the end of WAEC examination usually between June and July annually.

Its wide acceptability by both candidates, universities and employers of labour is a testament of its credibility and meeting up to international best practices.

As a holder of NECO certificate, circumstances such as result verification, obtaining result transcript among other things might warrant a need to visit to NECO office even after many years of taking the examination.

The above situation makes this article imperative. In this write up we will be listing the locations and addresses of all NECO offices nationwide.

We will provide these addresses according to geo political zones.

Location & Addresses Of All NECO Offices In Nigeria

Head Office

Km 8, bida road
Pmb 159,minna
Niger state, Nigeria.

South West States Offices

Lagos State

20 coker road ilupeju,No. 01-4976366 and 01-8044533

Ekiti State

Ikere road, ajegbamidele quarters ado Ekiti

Oyo State

Along idiape iwo road,Ibadan.No. 02-8106665

Osun State

NRC Defunct secretariat, gbongan road,
Osogbo
No. 035-243226

Ondo State

Quarter 115 Adekunle Ajasin Road, P.M.B. 736, Akure 034-244182.

Ogun State

Opposite Opic, Main Secretariate, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokutta 039-245738 08033370404

South South States Offices

Delta State

Behind Oshimili South L.G.A Secretariat Asaba 08037109608

Rivers State

67B Greek Road Portharcourt 084-485918 08033045157

Edo State

19 Uguayugbo Street, off Akeuzue Street, Benin City 08023324914

Cross River State

4 Eyo Aikpo Street, off IBB Way Calabar

Akwa Ibom State

No. 131 Udo Umana Street, Uyo

Bayelsa State

Block 2 Flat 4, Road Safety Road, Yenagoa e.mail: ebiogbodi @ yahoo. com

North Central States Offices

Benue State

New Otukpo Road, Lawani Ochagwu Street 044-532276

Plateau State

Defunct S.D.P. Secretariat, behind Building Materials Market, Jos

Kwara State

C/O ADC Building, Sango, Old Jebba Road, Ilorin 031-226225

Kogi State

Off-Hassan Usman Way by Kogis State Secretariat, Lokoja

Nasarawa State

Along Jos Road, Near Immigration Office, Opposite G.S.S. Bukkan sidi

Abuja FCT

717 Ukato District by Arab Contractors, Abuja 09-6704969

Niger State

Old Secretariat, Minna 066-223608

North East States Offices

Adamawa State

Ibrahim Kashim Way Ministry of Education Yola (ERC) 075-627181

Bauchi State

Railway Road, Bauchi Zonal Office 077-540833

Borno State

No.2 Shehu Laminu way, Maiduguri

Gombe State

C/O Govt. Arabic College Premises, Gombe 072-222965

Taraba State

Opposite Civil Service Union Secretariat Magami, Jalingo

Yobe State

Phase I State Secretariat, Abba Ibrahim Way, Damaturu

North West States Offices

Jigawa State

Along Daura Road, Kazaure

Kastina State

Dandogoro Along Kano Road

Kano State

Runfan College Premises, Along B.U.K Road

Sokoto State

Block 14, 2nd floor Shehu Kangiwa Secretariat, Sokoto 060-238955

Kebbi State

Haliru Abdu Old Secretariat Birnin Kebbi 068-322217

Zamfara State

J.B. Yakubu Secretariat Complex 063-20035

Kaduna State

No. 1 Ali Akilu Road, Kaduna

South East States Offices

Abia State

NECO Office 86 Aba road, Umuahia

Anambra State

Plot P/9A Executive Business District
Layout Awka, behind Ken dike library

Imo State

No 6 Umezurike Street, behind NEPA Headquarters, off Royce Road, Owerri 083-230040

Enugu State

Women Affairs Complex, 5 FSP Avenue Industrial Layout Enugu 042-457734

Ebonyi State

Block 2, Former Abakaliki Hotels, No.1 Onwe Road, GRA Abakaliki

Location Of NECO Zonal Offices In Nigeria

NECO has 6 zonal offices situated in the six geo political zones of the country. These zonal offices take direct charge and oversees the states offices under its zone.

South West Zonal Office

Qtr 1007, Adenihun Crescent,
Agodi G.R.A Ikolaba,
Ibadan, Oyo State.

South South Zonal Office

Alfa Close, G.R.A Phase 3,
Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

South East Zonal Office

16, Iyienu Street,
After Agric Bank Junction,
Independence layout,
Enugu, Enugu State.

North East Zonal Office

19, Old Jos road,
G.R.A, Bauchi, Bauchi State.

North Central Zonal Office

Education Resource Centre,
along permanent site
University of Ilorin,
Tanke Oke-odo,
Ilorin, Kwara State.

North West Zonal Office

57, General Magashi Road,
Off Lamido Terrace,
Kano, Kano State.

Conclusion

National Examination Council being a very young educational parastatal, some of its state offices are attached to states federal government Secretariat.

However, some states NECO offices has been completed and with full activities in the permanent site already going on smoothly.

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Igwenagu Emmanuel

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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