Delta closes two schools, sanctions 16 teachers for examination malpractice
The Delta State Government has ordered the closure of two private secondary schools and sanctioned no fewer than 16 teachers across the state for their involvement in examination malpractices.
This followed approval of report of the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee (EEDC) investigation on indictment of some public and private secondary schools for examination malpractice in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) by Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Ukah.
In a statement in Asaba yesterday, Ukah explained that St. Vincent College, Ovwian, whose candidates wrote the 2018 WASSCE at Anointed Secondary School, Ubogo, without WAEC or the ministry approval should to be closed down along with Anointed Secondary School.
“Twelve school supervisors found guilty of collusion, compromise, negligence of duty and failure to write reports at the end of the examinations will suffer one year deferment of their promotions and banned from supervision of any examination for three years.
“They are, Akporode Amos of Boboroku Secondary School, who supervised Ogharefe Secondary School, Oghara, Ugbune O. of Mosogar Secondary School, who supervised at Ogharefe Secondary School, Oghara, Nwabueze A. I. of Ukavbe Secondary School, Otefe-Oghara, who supervised Our Lady of Nigeria Secondary School, Ogharefe and Agbavwe G. W. of Ihwighwu Secondary School, Ijomi-Oghara, at Our Lady of Nigeria Secondary School, Ogharefe.
“Others are, Omeresan M. E. of Gbaraun Grammar School, Oproza, who supervised Ogidigben Grammar School, Sawacha F. T. of Gbaraun Grammar School, Oporoza, who supervised Ogidigben Grammar School, Eko Patrick of Gbaraun Grammar School, Oporoza, who supervised Ogidigben Grammar School and Elelekute M. of Gbaraun Grammar School, Oporoza, who supervised Ogidigben Grammar School.
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