ABIA STATE GOVT CLOSE DOWN OVER 100 ILLEGAL SCHOOLS!!

The Abia state government have shut down Over 100 illegal schoolsacross the state, the schools include primary, secondary and nursery schools.

This report was delivered by Mrs. Monica Philips the Commissionerfor Education. She said the reason for taken this bold step is that illegal schools were used to perpetrate examination malpractices inthe state, despite previous warnings and advice given to the schoolauthority for upgrade they refused hence the decision to close them follows.

Philips said only those who participated and passed the examination administration Integrity and technical certificate workshop held recently in the state by the ministry, in conjunction with Exam Ethics Marshal International, would be involved in the conduct of school examinations in the state.
Inspection is still on, officials of the ministry are moving round the state to identify other illegal schools. According to the Commissioner, the measures are part of government’s effort to ensure that the standard of education in Abia remains high.

VNTI ABSU

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