The Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has barred those who scored below 50 per cent in a Computer Based Test conducted for would-be teachers from being recruited into the state’s school system.
About 31,000 candidates sat for the CBT on Saturday across the state in batches, out of which 5,000 will be employed by the state government.
In a statement on Wednesday, the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, said the governor had approved 50 per cent as the cut-off mark for the test in the teachers’ recruitment.
The statement read, “This is to inform the public that the Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has approved 50 per cent as the cut off mark for the just concluded examination with respect to the ongoing teachers’ recruitment exercise in Anambra State.
“Candidates, who scored 50 per cent and above, should prepare for another round of the examination on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
“Candidates will only be checked into the examination hall on showing their personal identification cards, National Identification Cards and Voters Cards. Further details will be uploaded shortly.”
It was gathered that 40,000 applicants had initially applied for the 5,000 teachers advertised by the state government for employment and 31,000 were shortlisted for the CBT.