By: Awesome Ekene
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has commended the Anambra State Government for installing Internet Protocol (IP) Cameras in examination halls of schools in the State.
It congratulated the State for being the first state in Nigeria to install the examination electronic monitoring device and granting WAEC access to the network.
In a letter signed by Deputy Registrar/Enugu Zonal Coordinator for Head of National Office, Mrs E. N. Onodu, the Council also commended Governor Willie Obiano and Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha for the notable innovation.
The letter partly reads, “The decision of the Anambra State Government to install the cameras in schools’ examination halls was well received.
“We commend Governor Willie Obiano and the Basic Education Commissioner, Prof. Kate Omenugha for the notable innovation.
“The innovation will enhance efficient monitoring of examinations as well as boost the fight against examination malpractice in the conduct of public examinations.
“We pray God to continue to strenghten Anambra State to remain trailblaizers in in the conduct of credible and reliable public examinations.”
Reacting to the development, Prof. Kate Omenugha expressed excitement over what she termed another letter of joy from WAEC commending the State Government’s effort at conducting credible examinations.