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The Oyo State Ministry of Education, Science and technology has cancelled Cultural Creative Art and Arabic Language Subjects in the ongoing Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) over technical errors.

The Ministry however announced that the Cultural Creative Art and Arabic Language subjects which has been written will be rewritten.

The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barr Abdulraheem Abdulrahman made the announcement on Tuesday while monitoring the BECE in five local governments within the Ibadan Metropolis.

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The Commissioner who lauded the compliance of Schools visited for obeying the rules and regulations of the terminal Examinations, stated that over 150,000 students are sitting for the ongoing BECE across the state.

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.

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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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  2. Abdurrasaq Abdulwahab

    July 26, 2022 at 10:01 pm

    It is unfortunate that Arabic language has been reduced to the background among other languages in the school curriculum. What happened in the on-going BECE examination is an indication.
    Because, I don’t know what will be an excuse that will be provided for setting an examination of such level without typesetting.
    Is this not aimed at letting the students to loose interest in the subject
    But whatever the challenges the Almighty will surely protect His religion

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