By Ola Ajayi
THE company managing the continuous Computer system Based Test for recruitment of instructors in Oyo State has actually dismissed an accusation that the workout was targeted at Christianizing the state.
The company, Educational Development Centre, Ibadan, divulged this through the Chief Strategic Officer, EAC, Pastor Muyiwa Bamgbose, throughout the examination of the continuous instructors’ recruitment test by the Oyo State Federal Government.
An Islamic group had actually complained some concerns offered to candidates in the test that they promoted Christianity.
He stated,“I am happy that MURIC has been convinced that there is no agenda at all. The main objective of this assessment is to get the best bands to teach students in the state. I remember an illustration given by Prof. Oloyede of JAMB one day that if you have a medical case and a qualified Christian surgeon comes and you are a Muslim patient, would it matter to you? What we are talking about is the future of the children. At this point, what is uppermost to TESCOM is getting the best hands”
” The most essential consider education is the quality of instructor. For us as a specialist, quality is our core worth. It is everything about getting the very best hands. There were some basic understanding concerns that are spiritual, some Christian understanding, some Islam. We ultimately expunged the religious-based concerns. That is to reveal that there is excellent intent. There is no strategy to Christianise the state.
” We enjoy that Kwara State has actually shown its willpower to understudy Oyo State in order to reproduce it. If you construct excellent school structure with outstanding centers without excellent instructors it is a waste of resources. For the test, we made sure that there was physical distancing in compliance with the COVID-19 procedures, we offered appropriate sanitation products, all prospects covered their faces and mouths.
” Education is the method to go and the very best thing is to put the ideal individuals in the class. Computer-based test enables efficient screening; it is hard to cheat. We are likewise able to see that the instructors are computer system literate and technically smart. We evaluated for 19 various topics and we have the ability to provide.”.
The Chairman, TESCOM, Oyo State, Pastor Akinade Alamu, stated, “The issue of religion that was made was due to misunderstanding of the whole concept. The MURIC members that agitated came to the centre, they saw everything and expressed satisfaction at the process.”
“We told them that if they like, they can join us for invigilation. We asked them to come around and see things for themselves and they were all satisfied,” he stated.