Education

Adopt Technology To Address Examination Malpractice – Buhari Tells WAEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the West African Examination Council (WAEC), to adopt the use of advanced technological innovation to resolve the rising incidence of examination malpractice and to reposition the WAEC curriculum.

Speaking during the formal opening of WAEC’s 70th Annual Council Meeting on Tuesday in Abuja, President Buhari while commending WAEC on the implementation of technology for its digital certification, biometric and online registration, however, maintained that examination bodies in Nigeria and the African sub region must move towards the next level of technological advancement to ensure economic growth.

Represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Buhari stressed on the need to encourage teaching of core skills beyond the paper and pen surface, so as to be equipped for the global economy.

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