WAEC To Hold Between August And September Says Education Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, has made it known that the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place between August and September.


The Minister, Nwajuiba made this announcement during a media briefing on Monday,

July 6, 2020 that the exam will now take place between August 4 and September 5.

The WAEC 2020 was postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 crisis after schools

were shut down across the nation to prevent the spread of the virus.

The Minister stated that local timings will be revealed after a stakeholders’

meeting takes place.

The senior secondary certificate examinations administered by the National Examinations

Council (NECO), and the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB)

will take place after the conclusion of the WASSCE said the minister.

The registrations for the NECO will also continue, once everything is sorted

out according to the minister.

This move is in respect to the President Muhammadu Buhari approved 

partial reopening of schools for students of graduating classes (Primary 6, JSS 3, and SS 3)

in preparation for examinations.

Most parents ask that proper and standards procedures are put in place

so as to ensure and guarantee the safety of their children.

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WAEC To Hold Between August And September Says Education Minister