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May/June 2020 examination not cancelled, says WAEC

Dayo Ojerinde

The West African Examinations Council has denied cancelling the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for school candidates.

The Head of National Office, WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Areghan, in a statement on Sunday urged Nigerians to disregard the fake publication circulating on social media.

He said, “Our attention has been drawn to a fake publication circulating in the social media, to the effect that the West African Examinations Council had cancelled the conduct of the WASSCE for school candidates, 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and was, therefore, set to refund the sum of N22,500.00 to candidates who had enrolled for the examination.

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“The publication is patently false and deceitful. It is nothing but the handiwork of mischief makers who are out to defraud innocent and unsuspecting candidates and their parents/guardians. This piece of news is certainly not from the West African Examinations Council. It falls short of the Council’s style, language and factual details. They got it all wrong.

“The examination was supposed to start in Nigeria on April 6, 2020 and not April 15, 2020, as stated by the authors. The examination fee is N13,950.00 only, not N22,500.00. It is, therefore, not reasonable to refund candidates an amount higher than what they had paid to register for the examination.”

Areghan added that the examination body has not announced the cancellation of the 2020 WASSCE but only announced a postponement until normalcy is restored.

-Punch

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