Anambra: Soludo shuts school, sacks teacher over examination malpractice

Anambra governor, Chukwuma Soludo has closed down Tower Primary School, Oba, following indictment of the proprietor, Kosisochukwu Igwe, and a PTA teacher, Precious Chibuzo, in examination malpractices during the 2023 Transition Placement Examination of Anambra state.

The proprietor in collusion with the PTA teacher took a photograph of the question paper during the examination, solved questions and supplied answers to the candidates.

The Commissioner for Education Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udeh announced the closure of the school on behalf of Governor Soludo after the meeting held at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Education to investigate the allegation of examination malpractice against the proprietor and the teacher.

“Report from the pupils of Triumphant Cross School Oba, resulted in the investigation which revealed that the Proprietress of the Tower Academy Oba, Kosisochukwu Igwe sneaked into the examination hall, connived with the PTA teacher, took a photograph of the question paper, solved questions and supplied answers to the candidates.

“The Tower Academy Proprietress, Kosisochukwu Igwe, who admitted committing the offence, pleaded for forgiveness.

“The PTA teacher, Chibuzo Precious, who had earlier admitted committing the offence has been dismissed from the school.

The Commissioner for Education has directed a re-sit of the examination for all the candidates involved in the Center.

The re-sit examination to be personally supervised by the Commissioner has been fixed for Tuesday 4th April 2023.

But the Tower Primary School Oba remained closed till further notice, while the PTA teacher, Precious Chibuzo has been sacked.


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