At last, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has announced that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2020 will commence from August 4 to September 5.
The examination earlier scheduled for April this year, was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Nwajiuba who spoke at the daily press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, said the new dates were ratified after a meeting earlier today, July 6. He also announced that registration for National Examination Council NECO will continue.
“From the 4th of August to the 5th of September. Parents please take note. Last week, the chairman of the PTF announced that school facilities will be available for those who want to go into revision classes. As soon as we conclude WAEC, we will take up the NAPTEP and NECO exams.
“The idea here is that we have a month from now The states who are willing should make their schools available for their children to revise.
“We have done the most we can with our representatives at WAEC. We have this afternoon confirmed that the dates allotted for the exams will be from on the 4th of August through to the 5th of September. Local timings will be published.
“We are continuing with the registrations fro NECO for those who have not concluded” he said.