Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Professor Kate Omenugha said, Anambra State has emerged the best in 2017 West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) with seventy-five-point-three percent credit in five subjects including English and mathematics.
Professor Omenugha disclosed this in an ABS radio audience participatory Programme issues.
Professor Omenugha further stated that they are putting measures in place towards ending miracle centers and reduce exam malpractice to barest minimum, noting that they are giving students in the state value based exams to pass with ease, and make their families, state and nation proud.
She also revealed that three students from Anambra state represented Nigeria in Indonesia for the World Schools Debate Championship, adding that they have achieved global competitiveness they promised Ndi-Anambra.
The Education Commissioner also restated that from primary one to six and junior secondary one to JS three still enjoy free education, urging parents and guardians to ensure they utilize the opportunity to educate their children and wards towards making them better individuals in the future.
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Professor Omenugha further called for dialogue as a way towards resolving ASUU and government issues and counted the negative impact of strike action on the society.
Callers on the Programme, Mr. Onyeka Aghadinuno from Nando and Tony Okechukwu from Umunya, while calling for the elimination of magic centers in the state and recruitment of more teachers to fill in the positions left by the recently retired once also commended the state for improved education.