Connect with us

News

Only 28 students registered for Common Entrance in Zamfara – FG Laments

BellaNaija.com

Published

 on

Only 28 students registered for Common Entrance in Zamfara - FG Laments - BellaNaija

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

The Federal Government has lamented the low number of candidates seeking admission into Federal secondary schools across the country, Punch reports.

In a statement released by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Priscillia Ihuoma, it was revealed that over 9000 fewer registered for the common entrance in 2018 when compared to 2017.

The statement also revealed that only 28 students registered in Zamfara state, compared with 24,465 from Lagos.

The statement read:

Ahead of the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination for admission of candidates into the 104 Federal Government colleges on Saturday, April 14, the minister has expressed worry over low registration for the examination so far.

According to him, the report of a meeting of major stakeholders in the education sector said candidates registered in 2018 stood at 71,294 as against 80,421 that wrote the examination in 2017.

The report further shows three states with the highest number of pupils registered so far are: Lagos with 24,465 candidates, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with 7,699 and Rivers State with 4,810 candidates respectively. On the other hand, three states with extreme low registration are: Zamfara with only 28 candidates, Kebbi, 50 and Taraba, 95 candidates respectively.

6 Comments

  1. lolo

    April 6, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    Zamfara with only 28 candidates, Kebbi, 50 and Taraba, 95 candidates respectively.

    This is a very big problem to nigeria.

  2. keke driver

    April 7, 2018 at 12:04 pm

    lmfaoo what were you expecting?? Ndi nama.

  3. gbaskelebo

    April 7, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Pathetic! but seriously we need them to go to school now or we will still be fighting the same issues we are fighting now in 30yrs time. It is not funny at all!!!

  4. Nelly

    April 7, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    Northerners deserve their own country…

  5. Aare farmland

    April 7, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    Maybe they do not want to leave their immediate vicinity. Politically, Northern leadership have always promoted unity by mouth, But they have done little to break the hardened barriers to friendship and communication by the people to different cultures,

  6. nnenne

    April 8, 2018 at 12:18 am

    And these are the ruling class/group. Now you know why Nigeria is in shambles!
    When the blind lead visually empowered people…….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Star Features

Advertisement
css.php