WAEC considering postponement of WASSCE


WAEC considering postponement of WASSCE - FG

The federal government has disclosed that the management of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is considering postponing the date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). 


Ben Goong, director of information at the federal ministry of education made the announcement on Friday July 17, and he further disclosed that discussions will continue with four other countries to determine a new date for the examination.


Goong who disclosed that schools have been given till July 29, 2020, to ensure that their facilities are ready for resumption in line with the guidelines issued by the ministry of education for safe reopening of places of learning, said a decision would be taken after the July 29 deadline on resumption of schools for all categories of learners.


He quoted the minister of state for education Emeka Nwajiuba as saying; 


“We have consulted widely with stakeholders in the sector, including commissioners of education in…

Source: Linda Ikeji