WAEC reacts to the trending timetable; The date was photo shopped. Kindly disregard it.
This has been major question from students, parents, school proprietors and stakeholders from education industry that “When will WASSCE for 2020 commence?” and response to this question brought out the trending fake examination timetable. However, WAEC has reacted and debunked the rumor through its twitter page, that the examinations body has not issue any timetable for its WASSCE 2020 school based version.
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will now hold from August 4 to September 5, 2020.
This was announced by federal government through the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, on Monday during the daily COVID-19 Presidential Task Force briefing.
“As soon as we conclude WAEC, we will take NABTEB and NECO,” he said.
Premiun News reported that, federal government last week approved what it called “safe reopening” of schools nationwide.
The government said the reopening of schools was meant to allow students in graduating classes (Primary 6, JSS 3, and SS3) resume preparation for examinations.
The federal government had earlier announced that final year students, including those to take the WAEC examinations, would resume schools.
Schools across Nigeria have been shut since March 19 to contain the spread of COVID-19.
However, the minister said local timing for the WAEC examination will be published soon.