Mr Ike Onyechere, Founder, Exam Ethics Marshal International (EEMI) says the Exam Ethics Marshals 25th Anniversary Conference scheduled to hold on June 21 in Abuja has been postponed.
Onyechere, who is also the Chairman, Organising Committee, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in in Abuja on Monday.
He said that the postponement was due to the security challenges the country was faced with in recent times.
“Exam Ethics appreciates the support and facilitation of all distinguished speakers, resource persons, sponsors and invitees. This announcement serves as back up to individual notifications.
“Exam Ethics also acknowledges, with thanks, the contributions of ideas, suggestions, advice and recommendations of diverse range of stakeholders towards successful organisations of anniversary year events.
“The postponement is in line with the bulk of the recommendations relating to operational environment.
“A new date for the conference will be announced later as all inconveniences caused by this postponement are highly regretted,” he said.
Onyechere, however, said that the induction and inauguration ceremony for first batch of Exam Ethics Marshals from online integrity certification training course would still hold on July 23 as earlier planned.
He said the Marshals were trained and certified ethics-friendly volunteer educators who pledge and commit to code of ethical self-regulation in their duty posts, to unwavering insistence on best practices.
He added that they also in there spheres of operational and leadership influence were made to be role models and mentors to pupils, students and colleagues.
He said that hundreds of thousands of Marshals and students were operational in institutions across Africa.