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FCTA Restates Commitment To Qualitative Education

FCT Administration has restated its commitment to qualitative education in the Territory

The Director, FCT Education Resource Centre, Hajiya Neemat Abdulrahim stated this while monitoring the entrance examination to Gifted Secondary School, Gwagwalada Abuja

Addressing the students at various centers of the examination, the Director, FCT Education Resource Centre, Hajiya Neemat Abdulrahim said only those who excelled would be considered for admission into the School.

She therefore stressed the need for school administrators to always complement the efforts of Government towards repositioning education in the Territory

According to the Director, only 200 students will be offered admission into the school

“Before any student can be qualified to sit for the exam, the child must have up to 8 A”s,automatically the student is shortlisted to sit for the screening exam for the Gifted school, and being a competitive exam,we have only 200 vacancies but we have here 465 students that registered for the exam,so the best out of the best shall be taken”

Hajiya Abdurahim also added that with this screening examination marks the end of the admission process into the Gifted school, Gwagwalada.

Some of the students who sat for the examination expressed satisfaction with the conduct.

“I have been doing great in my studies,the exam Is simple, l found all the topics easy, because some of the questions we have been taught, i am confident that l will pass…”” The exam is going fine because some of the questions are not too hard,we have been taught in our JS class,am proud of myself, l pray l pass to join my sister that is already in Gifted school, am fine, the exam is good, l like it and l pray l pass”

Some parents however commended the education resource center for the hitch free process of the exam before, during and after the examination.

A total of 465 students sat for the entrance examination that took place in LEA primary school Wuse and Government Science Secondary School, Maitama
in the FCT.

Report by Nkiru Okeke,

Edited by Grace Namiji

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