Latest Information reaching our educational News Portal today is truly amazing and suprising.
Because a suprising total number of 33,614 candidates who participated in the 2012/2013 Nabteb examination have passed the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examination which was held in May/June across the country.
Mr Olatunde Aworanti, who is the registrar and chief executive of Nabteb, made this announcement known to the general publici, when he officially released the results on Wednesday in Benin state, Nigeria.
Mr Aworanti stated that a total number of 143,755 candidates sat for the Nabteb 2012 Examination, as against 109,416 candidates in 2011, adding that 28,951 of the candidates were certified as trained craftsmen.
The Registrar also said that 33,614 candidates, which represents 23.4 percent, had five credits, including the following subjects:
while a total of 59,100 candidates, representing 41.1percent had five credits and above but with only English or Mathematics.
The Nabteb registrar also stated that the examination was conducted in a total of 1,750 schools as against the 1,306 schools and centres which was recorded in 2011.
The Registrar also said that as much as they really do appreciate the increase in the enrolment of candidates in the 2012 year, the recorded figure of 143,755 is still much below expectation in meeting the socio-economic aspiration of this nation in aspect of education in Nigeria as a country.
He said that as a country, they also have to be first among equals, when it comes to technology development, vocational activities at the early stage of education, should be seen as a strategy for catching the Nigerian Youths young.
The Nabteb Registrar went further to state that techno-entrepreneurship syndrome should be a national slogan in this era of knowledge explosion in the Nation.
Here’s his exact words as we quote:
The un-quenchable quest for knowledge in technology and entrepreneurship development is meant to make both Nigerian adults and youths to be highly skilful and self reliant in any career they choose for themselve.
A big congratulations from Nigeria Open University To All Successful Nabteb Candidates.
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