Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Christian schools threaten to boycott WAEC examinations

By Golok Nanmwa on 23/03/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 802


Association of Christian Schools in Nigeria, ACSN, has threatened that all Christian schools in the country would withdraw from participating from future West African Examination Council, WAEC, exams if the examination body carries out its recent decision to disqualify Christian schools from participating in the supervision of the forthcoming WAEC examinations on the ground of malpractices.

President of the association, Dr. Ekaete Ettang, made this known while addressing newsmen in Jos on Thursday.

“Following the recent decision by the West African Examination Council to disqualify Christian schools from participating in the supervision of the forthcoming WAEC examinations on grounds of malpractices while still using some of our schools as custodian centres, we the members of the Association of Christian schools in Nigeria met on the 21st of March 2018 at St. Johns College Jos, Plateau state and we call on WAEC and ministries of education to provide statistics to show the trends in the examination malpractices across the schools which forms the basis of their decision.

“The Christian schools demand that laws and legislations that prohibit teachers from Christian schools from supervising WAEC examinations be made available as they have been participating in this process over the years based on written communications that are on record,” she said

“As a group we say the stigmatisation of teachers from Christian schools as cheats is most unacceptable to us and we therefore demand that WAEC reverses this decision forth with and tenders a public apology to the Christian schools for this misrepresentation.

“If WAEC does not reverse this decision and planned implementation, all Christian schools would boycott future WAEC examinations,” Ettang further said

The meeting agreed that WAEC should be involving all stakeholders in the planning, conduct of exams, resolving all the issues affecting the process as well as in the final decisions on related matters for ownership and collective wisdom, ACSN is willing to make positive contribution as key stakeholders in this regard.

The group further said that given the historical contribution of Christian education towards Nigeria educational system and development of the society, disqualifying Christian teachers from supervising WAEC contradicts what we rightfully deserve and which has done irreparable damage to their reputation, character, integrity and identity as a group.

“In view of this, the Association of Christian schools demand that WAEC cancels the order and reverts to status quo where credible teachers from Christian schools in Nigeria were involved in the supervision of WAEC examinations as failure to do so all Christian schools nation while will withdraw from future WAEC examinations.” (Nigerian Pilot)


 

 

Source News Express

Posted 23/03/2018 4:00:17 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
FG moves to consolidate gains of economic recovery...

Union threatens to ground Caverton Helicopters over sack...

Buhari jets out for ECOWAS Task Force Meeting...

Boko Haram: Don’t commit suicide, Sambo tells Buhari...

Second Niger Bridge 44.6 per cent completed: Works...

Breaking News: 9 shot dead during prayer meeting...

Scientists announce breakthrough in search for cancer vaccine...

Delta Govt. spends N2.5bn to reposition technical education...

Tinubu, Akande, Lasun, Oyinlola, ministers, others throng Ilesa...

UN Scribe laments worsening hunger in Africa

ASUU, Michael Okpara Varsity may clash over suspension...

Electricity tarrif rises by 40 percent next month...

 

Latest News Next President: The right man for the job, By Chima Nwafo Hate Speech Bill: Issues and worries, By Jerome-Mario Utomi 18-year-old boy rapes 7 Ekiti Varsity students Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, in certificate scandal Lawyer ambushes Python Dance 3 in court •Sues Buhari, Buratai, Malami, others Buhari, governors may clash with Tinubu over Ambode Oshiomhole, APC bow to governors, make U-turn on indirect primaries Delta establishes 6 IDP camps •To forward 2019 budget proposals to DTHA soon Southern, Northern leaders express fears over 2019 polls Plateau women protest half naked over military action Businessman sentenced 140 years for forging foreign cheques Stella Oduah dumps APGA, announces return to PDP

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (395,145 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,086 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (307,687 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,148 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (231,667 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,342 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,563 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,199 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,279 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,146 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (157,837 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,653 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (62) Business & Economy (3,613) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (932) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,415) Interview (164) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (143) News (39,022) Opinion (1,109) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,664) Religion (869) Sports (1,697) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement