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Kogi Education Commissioner Monitors Mock Examination, Warns Against Malpractices

Source: KGMOEST / 22 March, 2023

Today, the Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Honorable Wemi Jones, FCIB, undertook an inspection tour across various schools to oversee the ongoing Centralised Mock Senior School Certificate Examination within the State. The primary aim of this exercise was to ensure the integrity of the examination process and to caution against any forms of malpractice.

In his address, Commissioner Jones emphasised the significance of the MOCK examination, stressing that it has now become mandatory for all prospective candidates intending to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) examinations within the state. He reiterated the importance of taking the mock exams seriously, as they serve as a precursor to the WAEC and NECO examinations.

Addressing the students directly, the Commissioner urged them to remain focused on their studies and emphasised that the mock exams would reflect their level of preparedness for the forthcoming WAEC and NECO examinations. He cautioned against engaging in any form of examination malpractice, reminding students that integrity is paramount in achieving academic success.

During the inspection, one of the schools visited by the Education Commissioner was Our Lady’s of School, Ayingba. This visit underscored the commitment of the state government to ensure quality education and uphold standards in the examination process.

Commissioner Jones concluded by reiterating the state government's commitment to providing a conducive learning environment for students and ensuring that the education sector continues to thrive in Kogi State.