Tue. Oct 25th, 2022


The Commissioner for Education, Sir Chijioke Mark has stressed the need for the West African examination Council to be more proactive in its efforts to improve quality examination in Nigeria.

Sir Mark, who stated this at the Vicar Hope Foundation, Umuahia during the annual 2022 West African Examination   Council Committee Meeting frowned at the poor attitude of some students, teachers and proprietors during examination.

The Commissioner warned that the government will not be kind to those that are involved in examination malpractices as well as other attitudes that may jeopardize academic system in the state.

He called on Students to always pay attention to lectures and read their books as Government will do everything possible to protect their interests, adding that eliminating Examination malpractice will help in developing the education system in Nigeria. 

Speaking, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Eze Ajuzie commended the Management of West African Examination Council for  entrenching  policies that will help  tackle immoralities in Examination processes and called on Teachers to sustain legacies that will help  students achieve their goals.

In his  message,  the Comptroller in Charge of West African Examination Council, South East Zone, Mr. A.D. Oluwafemi while pointing out some critical achievements made by the Council to end examination malpractices, during Examination,  reiterated the need for everyone to join in the  fight against examination malpractices which he said has contributed to the factors that disordered Education system in Nigeria.

In her remarks, the Director of Inspectorate in the Ministry of Education, Dr Mrs. Ezinne Ngwakwe noted that the ministry will strengthen thorough supervision in all schools during examinations and called  on everyone to help end immoralities in the system.

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