The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior College Certificates Examination indefinitely.
The examination body announced this in a press open on Friday.
Within the sigh, Patrick Areghan, Nigeria’s head of WAEC nationwide place of work, acknowledged the examination scheduled to originate up April 6, 2020, used to be postponed attributable to coronavirus pandemic.
Areghan acknowledged the timetable for the examination would possibly presumably be reviewed after the coronavirus pandemic tell improves.
“The West African Examinations Council in Nigeria, nay, the West African sub-jam, has decided to positioned on withhold the behavior of the West African Senior College Certificates Examination for College Candidates, 2020, earlier scheduled to birth on April 6, 2020,” the sigh read.
“Here’s attributable to the impact of the fresh and lethal Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and the intense implications it has for the behavior of the WASSCE for faculty candidates, 2020, coupled with the anxieties it has generated amongst the populace.
“This resolution is an indication of the organisation’s tell and strengthen for the pretty a couple of protocols being place in situation by the Federal and Explain Governments of Nigeria and the governments of totally different member countries to test the spread of the disease.”
The virus which has infected over 250,000 other folks globally has ended in the cancellation of totally different programmes internationally.
RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE
Copyright 2020 TheCable. All rights reserved. This materials, and totally different digital swear material on this web page, would possibly presumably maybe also merely now not be reproduced, printed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in segment with out prior specific written permission from TheCable.