By CALEB AYANSINA
ABUJA – The Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Vincent Tenebe, blamed issue of missing results in the institution on the students and the school itself.
The VC noted that majority of the mistakes came from the students, who failed to provide their identification as required by the examination guidelines, due to anxiety among others.
Prof. Tenebe, who stated this at press conference on a movie; ‘I Believe’, produced to x-ray the flexibility nature of Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in acquiring education in Nigeria, in Abuja, said over the years, the institution had improve on its operation to make education easy in line with the global best practices.
He revealed that the school authorities had set a committee to unravel the issues behind the missing results to provide a pragmatic solution to the problem, assuring that the university would take care of ‘this shortcoming’.
His words; “The few that find it difficult to see their results, the university had just set up a committee to investigate why these results are missing and proffer solution to make sure that the students receive their results.
“But some of the revelations we noticed that mistake comes from both the students and the University itself; some students did not write their examination number correctly, some of them is when they are anxious or in hurry to answer examination question, they don’t even fill the aspect that required for their identification, some don’t have exam number, some instead of exam number, they write telephone number.
“Such results would be hanging or missing, but I assure you by the time the senate committee on missing results complete their assignment; we are going to minimize the case of missing results. But I tell you, there is nowhere in the world that examination would be written and there is no a single result with k-leg, such mistakes are human and they correctable.”
Barr. Kenneth Okonkwo, Desmond Elliot and other Nollywood Actors and Actresses, who featured on the movie, explained that the movie is an eye opener for the general public, male and female, old and young, married or single, who desired to pursuing their life dreams amidst social and family challenges.