By Ajape Sefiu A.

The Association of Model Islamic Schools, Nigeria (AMIS), Oyo State chapter, on Saturday, March 9, 2024, held the 11th edition of its annual primary mock examination for pupils of its member-schools across the 33 local government areas of the state.

The secretary-general of AMIS in the state who doubles as the chief examiner, Mr. Dhulkifli Olabiyi, in a message to all the candidates, said the purpose of the examination was to prepare them for outstanding performance in external examinations.

Olabiyi said the yearly examination was also meant to unite all AMIS schools for the promotion of Islamic heritage.

According to Olabiyi, over 12,000 candidates from all the 33 local government areas of the state wrote the exam.

Prior to the examination, he explained to the pupils that preparation for any examination is almost as important as the examination itself, he said “studying for examinations motivates us to do well and move forward in life.

“This mock examination marks the end of yet another extraordinary chapter in your lives. With this chapter closed, I am certain that many of you are already anxious about starting the next one because, unlike an English book, you cannot skip through the page of life to see what is on the next chapter.