In a show of support and encouragement, the Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Professor Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, has taken in the embattled student, Mmesoma Ejikeme, who was accused of altering her result for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Commissioner announced her decision in a statement issued in Awka, expressing her confidence in Mmesoma's abilities and her desire to help her achieve her dreams.
The Commissioner also assured the public that the state government would continue to promote academic excellence among students in the state.
She said: “Mmesoma is not the first person I am adopting. Even as a lecturer, I was adopting children and training them through schools.
“Mmesoma is doing very well and she is still undergoing a psychotherapy class with the state appointed psychotherapist.
“I decided to adopt to adopt her to help her actualize her dreams .She is a human being, so we cannot throw her away just like that.
“We are not going to let her down. We are still pleading with JAMB to reconsider its decision concerning her.