WAEC conducts first exam in Chibok six years after abduction

After six years since the abduction of over 200 girls in Chibok  school, the West African Examination Council (WAEC)  has successfully conducted the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination in Chibok senior secondary schools, in Borno state.

WAEC conducts first exam in Chibok after six years

This development was disclosed by Brig.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifa Ibrahim, Acting General Officer Commanding, 7 Division, Nigerian Army,  while playing host to members of Education in Emergency Working Group Nigeria on Thursday September  in Maiduguri, Borno.

Ibrahim was represented by Chief of Staff of the division, Brig.-Gen. Ifeanyi Otu.

Till date some of the girls that were abducted haven’t been rescued, it is said that some of them have even started families while in captivity.

“We are all witnesses to what happened in the recent past like the abduction of the Chibok girls, the slaughtering of students at Buni Yadi and abduction of students at Dapchi.

“These are all that happened and we have turned around that narrative.

“It will be gladdening to note that for the first time in the past six years, WAEC successfully held WASSCE in Chibok with the military providing security,’’ he said.

According to Ibrahim, the Nigerian Army played a crucial role in the the resuscitation of education in the North-East by fighting the insurgents, causing them to retreat from the North-East.

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