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WAEC: Oyo state education records 100% improvement over 2016

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For 18 years now, Oyo state has recorded its best results in WASSCE examinations. According to Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, who disclosed this on Wednesday as he poised that the 2017 average results had an improvement ratio of above 100% over the 2016 results which stood at 22.12%.

The Commissioner declared that 29,174 candidates representing 54.14 have a minimum of five (5) credits pass out of the 53,850 who sat for the exam, noting that the 29,174 candidates comprise of 13,884 males and 15,290 females.

Commissioner Arulogun further explained that the improvement in Oyo state education was as a result of government’s renewed commitment and efforts to reverse the downward trend in the performances of students in WAEC examinations as well as NECO. He also noted that the state also came second in the 2016 NECO results ranking.

According to him, the state recorded 4.40% in 1999, 3.59% in 2000, 8.7% in 2001, 6.93% in 2002, 6.13% in 2003, 9.17% in 2004, 7.89% in 2005, 10.40% in 2006, 6.16% in 2007, 9.14% in 2008, 11.92% in 2009, 13.40% in 2010, 16.97% in 2011, 21.35% in 2012, 21.79% in 2013, 19.19% in 2014 and 21.61% in 2015.

He stated that the improved in the educational sector in the state did not come as a surprise, he said the State Government introduced several policies to re-engineer the education sector in the state for improved performances at both the internal and external examinations.

He presented some local government result record; Iseyin Local Government recorded 67.64%, followed by Ibadan South West 67.53%, Irepo 66.18%, Oyo West 63.95%, Ido 63.62 as the top five local governments, adding that Ibarapa North with 34.89, Surulere with 29.11, Ogbomoso South with27.95, Itesiwaju 21.01 with and Iwajowa local Government with 10.28 have the least of candidates with a minimum of 5 Credits including Mathematics and English.

“This is below our target as we are competing both within ourselves and at the national level. We want to reclaim our status as the Pace Setter and so many policies have been introduced to ensure that our aspirations regarding quality education for the people of the state are achieved.

“We have cancelled automatic promotion in our schools, introduced the School Government Board (SGB) OYOMESI, Education Trust Fund ETF, WAEC Boot Camp, and Extra Mural classes, Staff review for optimization of workforce. These and many other state government’s Initiatives are already yielding fruitful results and we will not rest on our oars. ”

 

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