said it was considering asking students to sit for the GCE General Certificate
Examination if it failed to meet with the West African Examination Council, the
timetable of WAEC for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
Minister for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, during the Presidential Task Force’s
bi-weekly press briefing on COVID-19.
alternative as for no reason the WASSCE can be rescheduled.
negotiations were already under way to move local language topics such as Ibo,
Yoruba and Hausa as offered in Nigeria, behind their usual spots as first
participating countries the necessary time to write the general topics at the
same time, if Nigeria could meet the WAEC timetable,” according to the
option would have been to go to November to take the external GCE examinations.
Nigeria is carefully studying that we could go to that if everything fails in
requirements to be set in the guideline and we’ve given a cut-off date so that
we can know who needs help,” he said.
complained about their inability to meet the date and that’s why the federal
government asked WAEC to give some time to meet the country and schools.
work out a ‘domestication module’ after we’ve done general (subjects), which
will take “our peculiar topics behind.”
need to be on par with the rest of West Africa and at the same time operate
because the unanimity with which WAEC has always worked is still very important