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NABTEB Sactioned 5,108 Candidates for Examination Malpractices

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) said it has sanctioned 5,108 candidates for examination malpractices out of the 106,573 candidates that sat for the May/ June 2013 National Business Certificates (NBC) and the National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations.
It said 28,230 candidates, representing 27.2 percent obtained credit passes in five subjects including Mathematics and English Language, while 55,115 representing 53.1 per cent failed to obtain credit in English Language and Mathematics.
The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NABTEB, Dr. Olatunde Aworanti, who announced this at a press briefing on Tuesday, decried the low enrolment of craftsmen in the examination.
Dr. Aworanti said only 13,347 candidates representing 12.9 per cent were certified as craftsmen.
The NABTEB boss called for more funding of technical education if the country wants to quench the burning flame of youth restiveness and unemployment in the society.
He also urged the National and State Houses of Assembly to insist on the establishment of modern and well equipped technical colleges in all local government areas within the country

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