IBADAN, South-West, Nigeria – Oyo State government has demoted six secondary school teachers for their involvement in examination malpractice.
The teachers were found guilty of aiding and abetting examination malpractice during the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council, (WAEC).
In a statement signed by Chairman, Oyo state Primary School Teaching Service Commission, (TESCOM), Mr. Orowale M, announced the demotion of the teachers in Ibadan.
He said the decision to demote the teachers was taken after they were found guilty of the offence by a
panel set up to investigate them.
He mentioned the demoted teachers to include; Ogunkunle Musibau O. who was demoted from Grade Level 14 to 13 and Popoola Akeem Abiola, demoted from Grade Level 8 to 7 and both of whom are from Owo Community Grammar School, Owo.
Also demoted are; Mustapha Bolanle Nureni from Grade Kevel 15 to 14, Ahmed Adamu Ademola from Grade Level 10 to 9; Titilola Ajeleye John from Grade Level 10 to 9 and Adegbola Abraham Titilope from Grade 8 to 7 all from Progressive Secondary Grammar School, Tede.
The Chairman directed the Tutor General in charge of Saki Zone in Oke Ogun area of the state to communicate the decision of the Commission to all affected Classroom Teachers accordingly.