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WAEC: Over 1.5m Nigerian Applicants To Write 2020 WASSCE – Areghan

The West African Exam Council (WAEC) has disclosed that 1,549,731 Nigerian scholars are anticipated to take a seat for the 2020 West Africa Senior Faculty Certificates Exam (WASSCE).

This used to be disclosed on Wednesday via Patrick Areghan, nationwide officer of the West Africa Exam Council (WAEC) on a programme of the Nigeria Tv Authority (NTA).

In step with Areghan, the assessments shall be held concurrently in 19,119 colleges around the nation.

Naija Information recollects the assessments to begin with scheduled to start out via Might, had been postponed because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. August 17 used to be later picked as the beginning date for the examinations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

“For the 2020 WASSCE, we have now a complete of one, 549,731 applicants that shall be writing the exam at 19,119 colleges. Due to the minister of schooling that has made it conceivable for colleges to renew, everyone knows that most effective the go out categories are at school now, that has made rooms to be had for the applicants to take a seat,” he stated.

At the safety issues for the scholars, academics and all others that can partake within the behavior of the exam amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the WAEC reputable famous that every one COVID-19 protocols shall be seen and colleges/facilities are anticipated to supply face mask for the invigilators and applicants whilst WAEC would deal with the supervisors.

“We think that every one colleges would supply good enough amenities for the behavior of the examinations. Our personal is to make certain that applicants are neatly spaced, retaining to COVID-19 protocol which is 2 meter spacing. Through that, it manner we’re going to employ many extra supervisors. Through our estimation, we’re going to make use of 2 supervisors in step with elegance,” he stated.

“All our personnel are anticipated to make use of face mask and the colleges also are anticipated to offer face mask for the applicants and the invigilators. We’re liable for the supervisors. Any one coming to the exam halls will have to be checked. The infrared thermometer will have to be used to take the temperature of the applicants, the supervisors and the invigilators.

“These types of are in position. This can be a collaborative effort and collective duties of faculties, WAEC and all involved. Al palms will have to be on deck because of this we have now appealed to all to make certain that most of these measures and controls shall be seen in any respect centres. We don’t need casualties. We’ve got achieved our absolute best and we’re leaving the remaining to God.”