Federal Government Cancels WAEC 2020 for Nigerian Candidates

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Federal Government Cancels WAEC 2020 for Nigerian Candidates

The latest information reaching us today is that the Federal government of Nigeria has officially canceled the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination for Nigerian candidates. Well, just like the saying that health first or health is wealth, the Federal government has placed the lives of its citizens above any other thing.

Federal Government Cancels WAEC 2020

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The Announcement

The Nigerian government has today, announced that Nigerian students will not be participating in the forthcoming West African Examination Council (WAEC) examinations. We made a post some days ago according to the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba that the West African Examination Council was going to hold from August 4 through September 5. With the information reaching us, we can confirm that the WASSCE is most likely not going to be this year.

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This announcement was shared by the Nigerian Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to newsmen after the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020.

Mallam Adamu Adamu further disclosed that there is no date yet for school resumption (tertiary institutions and otherwise). He also added that he will prefer Nigerian students to lose an academic year than expose them to the danger of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your Take

This controversial statement by the Nigerian Minister of Education has stirred a lot of debate and discussion amongst students and many other Nigerian Citizens. Subsequently, what’s your take on this, Do you think that the decision made by the federal government is right or not? Kindly use the comment box below to tell us what you think about the decision.


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