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A’Ibom: Education commissioner  commends conduct of common entrance examination

Mrs Idongesit Etiebet

By  Christopher Tom, Uyo

The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Idongesit Etiebet has advised parents and guardians to allow their children/wards to write the Common Entrance Examination, as it gives them the advantage of transitioning into Junior Secondary One, and also eligible to receive First School Leaving Certificate from the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Education.



Mrs Etiebet gave the advice when she led the Ministry of Education Monitoring team on a visit to Examination Centre’s in Uyo Metropolis to inspect the 2022 Common Entrance Examination.


Mrs. Etiebet who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Lady Rose Bassey maintained that the placement Examination accesses candidates for entry into Secondary Schools and called on parents to allow their wards to attend the last class in primary school before writing the Entrance Examination, as the Child more mature to be in Secondary class.


Mrs Etiebe explained that the exams is not limited to a set of school but both private and public schools and expressed satisfaction on the general conduct of the exams, while admonishing the Pupils to show commitment to their studies, as they are stepping higher to the next level of Education and not just to pass with flying colors, but to be great personalities and positive influencers in the Society.


Schools monitored were: Christ the King Primary School, Barracks Road, The Presbyterian Primary School, Enwe, The Nigerian correctional Service Custodian Centre, Uyo, St. Philips Catholic school, Use Offot, Presbyterian Primary school, Enwe Street, Holy Child Primary School, Ifiayonh, Uruan





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