As per the Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Education, Castro Ezama most optional students in Cross River State are not virgins.
He stated that the number is more than 60% and he made this known during a programme on FAD FM Radio in Calabar.
He made this known while speaking on the government’s effort to improve the standard of education in the state.
In his submission, he indicated that there is a high level of promiscuity and permissiveness amongst students in the state.
“50 or 60% of girls in our secondary schools are not virgins. And this is not good for the image of the state and of education,” he said.