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Anambra moves to deploy technology in monitoring exams in public schools

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In line with the resolve of the Anambra State Government to stamp out examination malpractices in schools, the Ministry of Basic Education has concluded arrangements for the deployment of technology in monitoring of examinations. 

This followed the approval by Gov. Willie Obiano for the installation of internet protocol cameras in examination halls of all public schools in Anambra State. 

Commissioner for Basic Education, Kate Azuka Omenugha said this while addressing Education Officers in the conference hall of the state Ministry of Basic Education, Jerome Udoji Secretariat Complex, Awka. 

Prof. Omenugha directed all private schools in the state to install internet protocol cameras in their examination halls in order to be part of this revolution aimed at giving umuakwukwo ndi Anambra the confidence that they need to face examinations without external aid. 

In reaction to the possibility  that some schools that aid and abate examination malpractice might resort to taking their students outside the state for examinations, Omenugha o close down any of such schools operating in the state, but would  not take their West African Examination Council (WAEC) exams in the state.

stressed that the state government’s position would be to close down any of such schools operating in the state, but would  not take their West African Examination Council (WAEC) exams in the state.

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