In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 10th, July, 2020

WAEC Breaks Silence After FG Cancelled 2020 WASSCE Examination

WAEC Breaks Silence After FG Cancelled 2020 WASSCE Exam




The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has reacted to the federal authorities’s choice to not reopen colleges and cease Nigerian college students from taking part within the 2020 Might/June West African Senior College Certificates Examination (WASSCE).


The regional examination physique stated it’s inside the legit energy of governments of the five-member nations to make such selections.


In an interview with Premium Instances on Thursday, the WAEC’s Head of Nigeria’s Workplace (HNO), Patrick Areghan, stated the examination physique was nonetheless reviewing the state of affairs and that it could make its place recognized quickly.


Mr Areghan, who got here into workplace in March 2020, was presupposed to oversee the Might/June 2020 examination, the primary nationwide examination below his watch till the coronavirus pandemic struck, forcing the indefinite postponement of the examination.


The HNO stated he couldn’t converse on whether or not the examinations would proceed within the different 4 nations or not till the “coast is evident.”


He stated; “We can’t make any categorical assertion for now. We’re working in five-member nations and we cooperate with the federal government. We recognise the truth that the federal government has the precise and energy to take positions, and we can’t confront the federal government. We work hand in hand with the federal government.”


He, nevertheless, pledged to replace the general public as quickly as remaining selections are taken.


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