By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, (TRCN), Professor Segun Ajiboye on Saturday disclosed that over 69,000 people sat for the October batch of the council’s Professional Qualification Examination for Teachers .
Professor Ajiboye stated this during a chat with newsmen after monitoring the TRCN Professional Examination conducted in 47 centres across the country .
The TRCN Registrar pointed out that 69,123 persons registered for the October Professional Qualifying Examination and that the examination was successfully conducted and concluded in 46 out of the 47 centers nationwide.
Professor Ajiboye maintained that in as much as the exam was successfully held and concluded at the LAUTECH center in Oyo state, the exam failed to hold in UI DLC center Ibadan due to the alleged uncontrollable behaviour of the candidates.
Stressing that the examination coordinators deployed to the state reported that all necessary arrangements were made for the candidates in two centres in Oyo State- UI DLC and LAUTECH Ogbomoso he added that the behaviour of the candidates at the Ibadan centre forced the coordinators to suspend it till further notice.
“Reports from across the country indicate the exam went without hitches. In the Abuja Centre where the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education Arc Sunny Echono monitored the exam over 4000 candidates wrote the exam between yesterday Friday October 11 and today October 12th successfully.”, he said
The Registrar however promised to look into the happenings at the center with a view to remedying such in the future while candidates are assured of alternative date for tbe exam to be announced.