Delta State Penalized 41 Teachers: The Delta State Government has penalized about 41 teachers for allegedly being concerned in examination malpractice throughout the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
This was contained in an announcement by Delta Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah.
According to Ukah, the decisions had been based mostly on the recommendations by the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee of the state.
He said that the affected teachers will endure deferment of promotion by 12 months and banned from the supervision of any school examination for a period of three years.
“I have directed the Post Primary Education Board to implement the deferment of promotions by one year for the 41 affected teachers.
“While others are being sanctioned, P.O. Okolo, is to be given a letter of commendation for a job well done during the examination.
“The principals and examination officers of 13 public secondary schools and one private secondary school indicted for examination malpractice are to be issued with letters of warning by PPEB to desist from acts of negligence.” He stated.
Ukah additionally approved Anointed Secondary School, Ubogo, Udu Local Government Area, which was closed down last 12 months for examination malpractice be issued a warning letter and allowed to reopen to provide the school a second chance to abide by laid down examination ethics.