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42 students skip Sudan certificate examination in Pankar secondary school

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By Manyang Mayom

March 24, 2008 (RUMBEK) — Out of 59 students sitting for Sudan school certificate examination in Rumbek Pankar secondary school, 42 decided to quit.

The director of examination at the state ministry of education Mr, Marial Makoi Ayuek said that 42 students refused to take the exam and walked out last Friday at the testing center located in Yirol West County.

Ayuek added that the 42 students rejected the examination papers claiming that they are too difficult for them to handle. He noted that there are personal problems facing some of the students in Pankar Secondary School.

One student had got a girl pregnant girl which prevented him from attending the class after facing threats from the girl’s parents.

The official vowed that the ministry of education in Lakes state will do its best to improve education standards by the beginning of this year 2008. He added that there was lack of coaching to those students although they have already decided to reject the examination.

The director general for education at the Lakes state, Mr. Daniel Makur Dol, commented on the incident by saying that “we are not responsible for who boycotts the examinations in Lakes state”.

“We are just responsible for the security of Sudan school certificate examinations within the state territory. The local government had managed to provide various sectors of security agents to guard examinations, which is only our role” he added.

This is the first time again Lakes state is hosting Sudan secondary school certificate examinations since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed in 2005.

The SPLM signed a peace deal in January 2005 with the government of the National Congress Party in January 2005 ending two decades of civil war in Southern Sudan. The peace deal made the SPLM, the ruling party in the south and the NCP the ruling party in the north.

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