Bece: Amidst Backlash, Oyo Govt Cancels ‘Arabic’, Vows To Conduct Resit Exam

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Due to technological issues, the Cultural Creative Art and Arabic Language Subjects of the current Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) have been canceled by the Oyo State Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology.

However, the Ministry declared that the previously written cultural creative art and Arabic language subjects would be revised.

The declaration was made on Tuesday while Barr Abdulraheem Abdulrahman, the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, was observing the BECE in five local governments in the Ibadan Metropolitan Area.

Over 150,000 students are now taking the continuing BECE across the state, according to the Commissioner, who praised the compliance of the schools visited for adhering to the rules and regulations of the Final Examinations.

According to him, 178 Students were present in the examination hall at Orogun grammar School while at Isabatudeen Girls’ Grammar school, there were 125 students during the monitoring.

Barr Abdulrahman added that the state Ministry of Education will review the teaching patterns of teachers in Public schools across the state to improve the knowledge of the students.

The entourage also used the opportunity to monitor the ongoing National Examination Council Examination (NECO) in some Schools.

Other schools visited by the entourage include Islamic High School, Basorun and some private schools, all in Ibadan metropolis.

On the entourage of the state Commissioner for education was the Permanent Secretary Mrs Christiana Abioye and other senior staff of the state Ministry.

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