WAEC to Commence August 17, 2020


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for its soon to be taken examination, WASSCE.

According to a statement issued on Tuesday, August 5, by WAEC’s Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, candidates are to disregard previous information regarding the examination timetable in circulation.

“The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria wishes to inform its stakeholders-schools, parents and candidate-that the Final International Timetable for the conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2020 has been released.

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“The Council notes that several versions of the examination timetable have been in circulation and enjoins the general public to disregard them as they did not emanate from it.

“The examination which has been slated to begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 will end on Saturday, September 12, 2020.

“The Council hereby urges the candidates to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the examination by shunning all acts of malpractice and obeying all Covid-19 protocols that have been put in place at the examination centres.

“This is wishing the candidates success in the examination,” the statement read.

It would be recalled that the Federal Government had earlier directed the reopening of schools for exit classes on Monday, August 4.