The Kwara State Government has reiterated zero tolerance for examination malpractices in the state, as culprits will be made to face the full wrath of the law.
A statement made available to News Hub Mag! and signed by the Press Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Mr. Yakub Kamaldeen Aliagan, said the Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Saadatu Modibbo Kawu, stated this on Monday during a courtesy visit by the State Chapter of All Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, (ANCOPSS) and Association of Primary Schools’ Head Teachers of Nigeria (AOPSHON) to her office.
“Let me use this medium to commend you for supporting the state government in eradicating examination malpractices, especially during the redeployment of Principals out of their various stations for the supervision of the ongoing examinations. It is a landmark achievement which will complement Government’s efforts in education reforms”. She said.
Modibo Kawu however enjoined them to be proactive and dedicated to their duties to better the lots of the future leaders.
Earlier in her remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Mary Kemi Adeosun appreciated both ANCOPSS and AOHPSON for their support in implementing government policies on education and enjoined them to sustain the partnership for further growth and development of education in Kwara State and Nigeria at large.
Responding, the President, All Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, (ANCOPSS), Alhaji Toyin Abdullahi, commended the Commissioner for actions taken so far, to curb examination malpractices in the state, thereby appreciating the present administration for the maximum support especially in the fight against examination malpractices across the state.
According to him; “We must commend the education reform of the present administration, as examination malpractice was at a higher rate before now, but with the reforms of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq led administration, malpractices is now a thing of the past”.
Alhaji Abdullahi, therefore, promised unalloyed support for the present administration, in its bid to take the education sector to greater heights.
Also speaking, the Chairman Association of Primary Head Teachers of Nigeria, Mallam Muyideen Ibrahim promised that the Association will continue to partner with the Ministry in its effort to achieve its mandate, on the ongoing education reforms in the state.