Sanusi decries mass failure by northern students

Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II

Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II

Citing poor quality of teachers particularly in Northern public secondary schools, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has charged state governors in the region to recruit qualified tutors to check mass failure by students in senior school certificate examination.

Sanusi, who lamented the recurrent poor performance of candidates writing the National Examinations Council (NECO) particularly in northern Nigeria blamed government for the shortage of trained teachers in public schools.

The emir, who spoke yesterday while receiving the management team of the National Examinations Council, insisted that the performance of students in any examination could only be measured on credibility and efficiency of their teachers.

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  • Ogbonnaya Okike

    I canĀ“t understand the Emir when Hausa youths are at of this year being given scholarships to study Hausa language in Poland.

    • Mizch

      Whaaaaat? Did that happen?

  • Ralf

    This Emir sef..Crying over a natural phenomenon tht has lasted for ages…Hsa flni/Kanuri Boko Haram=Western education is forbidden. .. Why wailing over waec,jamb failures by una children up north?..Hehehehe ?

  • onyema22ohaka

    What does he expect from quota education and/or way of life? More geese to their elbows!

  • Mizch

    No problem sir. Even the President’s cert is controversial.