As the much awaited WAEC examination commences in the country, the Akwa Ibom State Government has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of both the invigilators and students.

The State Education Boss, Mrs. Enobong Mbobo made this known today while visiting scores of schools across the state to monitor the conduct of the General conduct of the WAEC examination and compliance to the COVID-19 protocols.

Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mrs. Helen Ante and Directors in the Ministry, Mrs. Mbobo said, all processes were in line with laid down guidelines and in strict adherence to the AKSG/NCDC/WHO COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines.

While expressing satisfaction with the conduct of the examinations and student’s behavior, She enjoined the Principals to ensure that proper examination conduct is sustained as regular on the spot monitoring will continue throughout the examination period.

Mrs. Mbobo enjoined the students not to relent in preparing adequately for their exams and urged them to shun all forms of examination malpractice and wished them resounding success in the examination.

The Education Commissioner implored the candidates to take good care of the customised examination items given to them as it would be used throughout the period.

In her remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Helen Ante emphasized timeliness in the commencement of examination and urged the teachers to do their best to ensure a hitch free examination.

The Monitoring exercise which was carried out across the three senatorial districts of the State by different teams made up of Directors in the Ministry, took the teams to Community Comprehensive Secondary School, 4-Towns, Cornelia Cornelli College, Afaha Oku and Community Secondary School, Ifiayong Usuk, Uruan LGA.

Other schools visited included: Holy Trinity College, Mbiabong, Uruan LGA, Government Secondary School, Etoi and Nigerian Christian Institute, Uyo, amongst others.