BY DAYO ADESULU
The May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) conducted by West African Examination Council, WAEC for Senior Secondary School students yearly has been shifted to August 16, 2021 to September 30, 2021, said WAEC.
In a release signed on Friday by Demianus G. Ojijeogu, the Ag. Head, Public Affairs
WAEC, Nigeria said: “The arrangement is in line with the current academic calendar and was done in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education.”
“Consequently, the Council wishes to inform schools, candidates and the general public that the examination will hold from August 16, 2021 to September 30, 2021.
“The International timetable for the conduct of the examination will be released in due course.”
He explained that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are still very much felt in the education sector.
“The academic calendar has been distorted. It will, therefore, not be possible to have the examination in May/June this year. A convenient International Timetable
for the conduct of the examination will soon be released, ” Ojijeogu said