“We have zero tolerance to exam malpractice”- Oyemekun Principal

By Collins Dupson, 19th May, 2022

The Principal of Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure, Mr Ogunleye Okeowo has reiterated the commitment of the school to high academic and moral standards, saying the school has zero tolerance to examination malpractice.

He stated this while chatting with the PATH on the line up of activities for third term academic session.

Speaking, Ogunleye said the school has put series of measures in place to forestall any form of exam malpractice aside the moral education imbibe by the students.

“Oyemekun is known for academic excellence, discipline and best in sporting activities within and outside Ondo State. Our students do not believe in short cut to success because of the kind of teachings we gave to them”.

The Principal stated further that no teacher of the school will indulge in aiding and abetting any student in exam malpractice.

” My teachers will never be a party to any form of exam malpractice. In ensuring our students pass both internal and external exams, we equipped them academically and ensure we cover the syllabus. Throughout the three weeks holiday, our SS 3 students were busy receiving lecture and cover grounds”.

He warned any student that has the mindset of indulging in exam malpractice to desist, saying any student caught will be subjected to disciplinary procedures.

Mr Ogunleye said the school has 100 percent confidence in the SS3 students that are writing the West African Examination Councils (WAEC), saying having been well prepared for the examination and covered all syllabus, they will pass out with flying colours.

He described Oyemekun Grammar School as one of the highly discipline schools in Ondo State, saying aside academics, they trained students of the school with fear of God and the need to be morally upright in all their dealings.

He thanked Governor Akeredolu for providing the enablement and conducive learning environment for the students, noting that the school can boast of teachers and payment of salaries within the available resources at the reach of government.

His words: ” To provide adequate security within the school premises, Amotekun personnel have been deployed to the school; we are learning under well secured atmosphere”..

Meanwhile, the principal has disclosed that the third term is strictly for pure academics, saying the school was fully engaged in different extra curriculum activities in the first and second terms.

‘ We participated in many activities in the 1st and 2nd terms where one of our boys has been picked to represent Nigeria abroad. At Western Zone Army Competition in Ibadan, my boys came second and again, toward the end of last term, we won a trophy in Basketball and we are going to Lagos to represent Ondo State in June”.

He charged the boys to brace up as third term is a promotional term, adding that, it is going to be less of extra curriculum activities.” I have told my boys that we are going to reduce sporting and other extra curriculum activities”.

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