MERCYLAND International College Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been commended for their excellent performance in the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate exam.
Addressing the staff and some parents who had gathered to check their children’s result in the school premises, Mr Femi Fatunbi (parent of one of the candidates) said the excellent performance of the students was not surprising going by their UTME scores and the school’s outstanding performance in the past years.
The analysis of the result shows that out of the 37 candidates presented for the examination, 70.3% (26) had distinction in 9 subjects, 24.3% (9 ) had distinction in 8 subjects and 5.4% (2) had distinction in at least 6 subjects(English and Mathematics inclusive).
Meanwhile, Pastor Olusegun Akinosi, whose two children were among the candidates, expressed great satisfaction with the performance of the entire students pointing out that his confidence in the school has never waned since his first child graduated from the school four years ago with a remarkable result.
On his part, Surveyor Dada Olafoluwe, while commenting on the brilliant performance of the students, advised the staff of the school to continue to work hard to maintain the good record. He added that with the facilities in the school and the level of discipline, academic excellence is guaranteed for the students.
The Proprietress of the school, Dr. (Mrs.) A. Bankole while reacting to the result and the comments from parents, attributed the success of the school to God, supportive parents and dedicated staff. She assured the parents that the school will continue to provide quality education in a conducive environment with standard facilities.
In his reaction, Chairman, Board of Governors, of the College, Chief A. G. Bankole thanked the parents for their support. He said the school since its establishment, has never been found wanting, adding that the management will continue to motivate the staff for effective performance.