Abyei Administrative Area registers better primary leaving examination results this year than before

School Children in Abyei Administrative Area | Photo Credit: AIRS 2020

Abyei Administrative Area has recorded better results of primary education examinations in the year 2020 compared to previous year. The results announced on Monday, indicate an improvement of about 2 percent.

“Firstly, congratulation to all of us. This year’s result is better than last year’s result because it is increased. Congratulation to head of Education, Abyei government, and the pupils who worked hard, and their parent who cared for them to build their future. Congratulation once again and the result is perfect.” Chol Arithok the acting head of Agriculture, Animal Resource, Forestry and Fisheries, said while announcing the results in Abyei Town on Monday. The official encouraged community to support education for a bright future.

Chol Dhel Ater Deng from Comboni Juol-jok primary school who scored 429 out 500 is the best student, while Abyei Girls’ primary school tops the list with 93.2 percent.

Ring Monydhang who is the director of examinations in Abyei described the results as “excellent” for the area where there are challenges.

Abyei FM spoke to Deng Francis Arop, a student from Comboni primary who got position six. Arop expressed happiness for passing the tests and encouraged his colleagues who failed not to give up.

“When the result was announced, and I hear that I am among top ten pupils I am very happy. I want to study sciences because I want to be a doctor to help our community because many people they die daily in our hospitals. I want to thank my mother and father for taking care of my education.”  Arop told Abyei FM.

The Director-General of Education, Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, John Ajang Kiir has pledged support for best students.

“We, as head of education with our small money, we shall encourage the top ten pupils to provide them school uniform and shoes. It is our responsibility we as education deportment here in Abyei.” Kiir said.

Out of 928 candidates who sat for the primary leaving exams, 853 including 390 females passed.