EdoPaper 2 May/June 2015

Candidates' Weakness and Suggested Remedies

Candidates’ weaknesses include:

(a)       Inability to write extensively on the chosen topics as some candidates wrote far below the required 300 words;
(b)       Inability to arrange their points in logical sequence;
(c)        Poor mechanical accuracy;
(d)       Improper use of punctuation marks and dots where necessary;
(e)       Carelessness as regards the use of appropriate orthography.


(a)       Teachers should endeavour to address all the identified weaknesses from the beginning of students’ course in secondary school;
(b)       Qualified Ẹdo teachers should be employed to teach the subject;
(c)        Students should be encouraged to buy and study the recommended textbooks properly.