The National Freedom Front which is a constituent of the government issued stiff rhetoric to a request tendered in by the Lanka Teacher Services Union which calls for the nullification of year 5 scholarship examination.
Chief Secretary of the LTSU Mahinda Jayasinghe speaking at a media briefing held yesterday called for the cancellation of the examination since question papers had leaked.
However Commissioner General of Examinations D.M.N.J Pushpakumara expressing his views in this regard stated that the Criminal Investigations Department had been assigned to investigate the surrounding allegations.
Meanwhile Politburo Member of the NFF Former Deputy Minister Piyasiri Wijenayeke went on a verbal tirade issuing the LTSU with a reply on its tendered request to nullify the year 5 scholarship examination.
Former Deputy Minister Piyasiri Wijenayke also commented on the issue at hand regarding University Lecturers.
Wijenayeke dubbed the strike launched by the University Lecturers to be politically motivated.