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112,759 pupils sat for primary 6 exam in Delta

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No fewer than 112, 759 pupils in public and private primary schools in Delta State have written the 2022 Cognitive/ Placement otherwise known as the primary six examination across the state.

The Permanent Secretary in the Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Augustine Oghoro disclosed this while monitoring the  examination in Asaba, the state capital and environs.

Oghoro, who described the conduct of the examination as a successful exercise, said that there was sufficient examination materials in all the centres across the state.

He said that the ministry was satisfied with the peaceful conduct of some of public schools whose pupils sat in the examination in the centres visited.

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner for Secondary Education, Mrs Rose Ezewu who also monitored the conduct of the examination in Delta Central and some parts of Delta South Senatorial Districts said that the examination was unique in the lives of every individual in the society being the foundation of their education pursuits.

Ezewu who expressed satisfaction  with the commitment of the pupils who that for examination, assured  that State Governnent would continue to prioritise the education sector.

Also speaking, the Director of Examination in the state, Mr Sunday Egomaguna said that the State was irrevocably committed to setting the pace in the conduct of any examination, adding that adequate materials were provided for the examination.

In her remarks, the Chief Inspector of Education in charge of Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state, Mrs Juliet Sorokwu lauded the Department of Examination of the Ministry led by the Director, Mr Sunday Egomaguna for a job well done, adding that she was happy that the exercise was a hitch free.

Speaking with newsmen, the Proprietor of Maris Group of Schools, Okpanam in Oshimili North Local Government Area, Mr Fidelis Egugbo said that he was very optimistic that the pupils that sat for the examination including those from his school would be successful.

Egugbo, who is one of the Special Assistant to the State Governor on Media, commended the ministry of Basic and Secondary Education for the smooth conduct of the examination.

Schools visited in Delta North Senatorial District included Government Model Secondary School, Asaba; West End Mixed Secondary School, Asaba; Zappa Secondary School, Asaba, all in Oshimili South.

Others were Ugbolu Secondary School, Ugbolu; Okpanam High School and Oruchi Secondary school, Okpanam Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state among others.

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