Due to the rate of the increase in pandemic in the country,the federal government postponed the west African senior school certificate examination from August 4 which it was formally scheduled for till January next year, in the interest of the students,to protect them from the deadly disease.
After this decision was made it didn't go well with most children including their parents, this was what created an avenue where parents starts to protest against it saying they want the WASSCE to hold this year
After all said and done the Federal Government and West African Examination Council (WAEC) have agreed to make the examination commence this year and have shift the date for the commencement of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to September 5, 2020
An announcement was made by the minister of State for Education on Friday that after the meeting between the examination body and the government, September 5, 2020 has now been fixed as the new date for the examination.
He explained that this decision was the result of the meeting between the Federal Government and officials of WAEC’s Nigeria office on Monday stating that both parties have agreed to further conclude with four other countries on new examination date.
Content created and supplied by: Oluakoyaayinkeade (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More