WAEC says the examinations scheduled to begin on April 6, 2020, were postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) indefinitely.
The exam body announced this on Friday, March 20, 2020, in a statement by Patrick Areghan, Nigeria’s head of WAEC national office.
Areghna said the examinations scheduled to begin on April 6, 2020, were postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic, adding that the timetable for the examinations would be reviewed after the coronavirus pandemic situation improves.
The statement reads, “The West African Examinations Council in Nigeria, nay, the West African sub-region, has decided to put on hold the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates, 2020, earlier scheduled to commence on April 6, 2020.