”All Vice Chancellors of universities, rectors of polytechnics, provosts of colleges of education, head of other tertiary institutions, including Innovation Enterprises Institutions are therefore mandated to make use of NECO e-Verify software for verifying all candidates that will be admitted who sat in neco exam.”
Earlier, Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Professor Ibrahim Wushishi, said the “NECO e-Verify” is an Online Result Verification solution that guarantees instant authentication of academic and basic information about prospective candidates for admission and employment into academic institutions and workplaces respectively.”
According to the NECO boss, the platform was put in place to meet the growing need of Nigerians within and outside the country in the area of result verification.
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, David Andrew Adejo, made this known during the unveiling of the NECO e-Verify platform in Abuja.
Adejo, who expressed delight that NECO is ensuring its activities is aligning with global best practices, said the platform would go a long way in fishing out fake results, especially during the admission process.