The State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has monitored the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) for learners in the Junior Secondary Schools Three (JSS 3) and the 2020/2021 Unified Promotion examination across the State.
Leading the monitoring team to some schools in the Ijebu axis of the State, Commissioner in the Ministry, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu revealed that the level of preparedness of the schools and students was quite impressive.
Arigbabu said that the conduct was smooth which shows that effort and the arrangement put in place by the government towards ensuring better performance had been utilised, pointing out that the introduction of the OMR sheets was to give better credence to the exercise.
“I am quite impressed with all that I have seen so far, the level of preparation put in place have been superb, the conduct is smooth, students are well arranged and teachers are on ground to invigilate, examination materials arrived early enough for prompt conduct”, he buttressed.
The Commissioner expressed optimism that the smooth conduct of the examination would be preserved throughout the duration of the exercise, admonishing the students to aspire to achieve their academic goals, which would give them the platform to attain greater heights in life.
Some of the schools visited were Anglican Girls’ Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Luba Comprehensive High School, Muslim Girl’s High School, Tai Solarin University of Education Secondary School, Ijebu-ode, among others.