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UNIZIK To Partner NOA Over Exam Malpractice, Drug Abuse, Cultism

Prof. Charles Esimone, Vice-Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka, has described examination malpractice as one of the many challenges affecting the country’s educational system.

The VC, while playing host to the Anambra State Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Charles Nwoji, over the weekend, stated that exam malpractice is something the university has not relented in fighting.

He also made it known that Drug abuse is causing depression among members of the society, assuring that the institution will partner the National Orientation Agency in the fight against drug abuse, examination malpractice, and cultism.

Briefing the VC on the aim of his visit, Nwoji stated that the agency had obtained permission from the Anambra State Commissioner for Basic Education to interact with Secondary School Students in the state on the inherent dangers of cultism, examination malpractice, and drug usage.

He also made it known that he came to sensitize the newly admitted students of the university on the need to desist from drug abuse and over vices.

In a related development, the state government in partnership with UNIZIK Business School has commenced the training of over three hundred youths in various vocational skills.

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