Following the suspension of the planned reopening of schools for graduating students by the federal government, the fate of SS3 students hoping to sit for WASSCE seems to be hanging on the balance.
WASSCE is responsible for conducting Graduating examination for SS3 students in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Liberia.
The outbreak of corona virus pandemic necessitated The examination body to rescheduled the exams for August 3rd to September 5th. It seems candidates in Nigeria may not be sitting for WASSCE due to the decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to suspend all academic activities till the corona virus pandemic is properly dealt with and the curved flattened.
Other countries were the examination will be taking place simultaneously like The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Liberia has not objected the date proposed by the examination body except Nigeria government.
What that means is that candidates in Nigeria may not be sitting for WASSCE if the examination is to go on as planned.
Here are 2 options before Candidates in Nigeria hoping to sit for WASSCE;
1. SS3 students hoping to sit for WASSCE may have to go to neighboring West African countries like The Gambia, Ghana, Sierra Leone or Liberia to sit for WASSCE.
2. Alternatively, SS3 students in Nigeria may have to forgone this 2020 academic year.
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