Commissioners for Education in the states belonging to the south Western parts of Nigeria have indicated their readiness to take part in the West African Examination Council (WAEC) examination scheduled for 2020.
The South Western part of Nigeria is dominated by the Yorubas in Nigeria and they have expressed their readiness to proceed with the examination despite the ongoing virus pandemic.
This is coming after the Federal Government's decision to opt out Nigerian students from participating in this year's WAEC examination which was supported by the body representing all commissioners for examination in the North.
Contrary to their Northern counterparts, the South Western commissioners for Education have indicated their readiness to partake in the examination following the outcome of an online meeting.
The virtual meeting was attended by, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Southwest Commissioners of Education, Special advisers on Education, and States Universal Basic Education Board.
After the virtual meeting, Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria in and official statement said,“State Commissioners for Education have signified readiness to sit students for the 2019/2020 WAEC examinations”.
The Federal government has however stood it's ground on it's decision to opt Nigerian students out of this year's WAEC examination. What happens next is therefore unclear.
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