WAEC pledges collaboration with relevant organisations on prisoners’ access to education


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will always partner relevant organisations to assist prison inmates to have easy access to education.

The council’s Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Olutise Adenipekun, told the Newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos that such collaboration would enhance the inmates’ transformation and development.


Adenipekun was speaking against the backdrop of the need to encourage educational pursuit in prisons nationwide.

He said such pursuit would  assist the inmates to achieve life-long learning irrespective of where they found themselves.

According to the WAEC boss, there is life after prison and, therefore, the need to encourage the inmates to acquire education.

“Education in the prisons is an area I am passionate about as a key stakeholder in the education sector.

“If anyone should find himself or herself behind the bars,…

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