The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has banned 47 secondary schools accused of aiding and abetting examination malpractice in Kogi State, from serving as centres for its examinations.
This was diclosed by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs.Rosemary Osikoya during a press conference in Lokoja on Tuesday.
She said that government has recently received a letter to that effect from WAEC.
The indicted schools comprised of private and public secondary schools scattered across the state.
Osikoya said that the indicted secondary schools would receive additional sanctions from the state government and expressed dissatisfaction with the state’s rating as number one in examination malpractice, saying that her ministry was determined to reverse the negative trend.