WAEC set to conduct Examinations in August

The board of the West African Examination Council, has officially announced That the West African Senior Secondary school Certificate Examination (WASSE), for schools in West African will begin in the early part of August and end by the first week of September, 2020.

They also stated that their will be strict guidelines, rules and regulations for the examination process. These rules are given in a way to help prevent the spread of the Corona Virus in a country.

They went further to say that the examination time table will be out on or before the end of nextweek. Contrary to the fact that student’s results are released  90days after the last paper, this year’s West African Senior Secondary Certificate examination will be released on the 45th day after writing the last paper.

The examination wilñ start simultaneously simultaneously in all five member African countries taking the examination which includes; Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Gambia.

The added rules to the already existing rules during the examinations includes;

  1. Candidates are to arrive at the examination venue one hour before the examination commences. Lateness will not be condoned.
  2. Due to the health crisis the world is experiencing at the moment, wearing of face mask during the examination has been made compulsory as no candidate will be allowed to seat for the examination without a face mask.
  3. Finally all candidates are to prepare strictly for the examination as no sort of examination malpractice will be tolerated.

Do you think its wise for them to go ahead with the examinations?

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