January 31, 2023 10:06 pm

Exam Board releases BECE results, as Govt seals-off unapproved schools

By Our Reporter

The Abia State Ministry of Basic Education has sealed Off some unapproved and substandard Schools in Aba, the commercial nerve center of the State.

Conducting the exercise alongside with the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Mr Eze Ajuzie and Directors of the Ministry, the Commissioner for Basic Education Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma described it as illegal for Private Schools owners to operate without Government approval, basic requirements or in an unconducive environment for effective teaching and learning.

Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma said that operating in such unconducive environment impact negatively on the academic performances of the pupils cum students and warned any Private School owners that unseal the school will face the full wrath of the Law.

The Commissioner also enjoined the affected schools to visit the Ministry for further directives and urged Public and Private Schools in the state to allign themselves with the Education policy’s and Programmes of the Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu for effective Academic excellence of Abia pupils and Students.

In another development, Parents, Guardians and the public have been informed that the 2022 Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) result has been released on-line.

According to a release made available to newsmen in Umuahia by Umeh Ledim, Registrar, Examination Development Commission, EDC a total of 36985 registered the exam, 36502 candidates sat for the examination while 35661 representing 97.70% passed, 157 candidates representing 0.43% failed. 705 candidates were absent.

The Commission notified candidates and schools that the results could be assessed on-line.

According to the release, “All enquiries or complaints should be channelled to the Registrar, EDC, Abia State”.

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