Abuja, Lagos, Anambra Record Highest Number of Participants in Teachers Qualifying Exam


Kuni Tyessi in Abuja

No fewer than 11,629 candidates participated in the second batch of the 2022 Teachers Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) conducted by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) nationwide.

The Council Director of Examination and Licencing, Dr. Jacinta Ogboso, who monitored the exercise at SASCON International School in Maitama, Abuja, disclosed that Abuja had the highest number of candidates with 982 teachers, while Lagos and Anambra States followed; and Ondo and Kaduna States had equal number of registered candidates.

According to her, “We have a total of 11,629 candidates who registered for this examination nationwide, and in FCT, we have 982 candidates who are registered.”

Speaking on the importance of the exercise, she said apart from academic qualifications, teachers’ professional qualifying examination is important for  teachers to obtain licences for their practice.

Ogboso said: “So, we no longer depend on the…

Source: Thisday Newspaper