Government Postpones Waec and Neco Exams Indefinitely…

Written by on April 22, 2020


Candidates sitting for this years West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, will write the exam after the covid19 lockdown.

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajuiba made this known at the Presidential Task Force on covid19 in Abuja.

He said that WAEC and NECO examinations had been postponed indefinitely over covid19.

Mr. Nwajiuba said that the ministry was working on how schools would re-open after the lockdown and that schools had been advised to learn via online platforms as the ministry was working with the Universal Basic Education and the Education Board to ease the process.

He said that fifteen states including Lagos and Anambra have already commenced learning through radio stations in accordance with the approved standard while also working with NTA and Radio Nigeria to provide educational content in their programmings.

He said that some tertiary institutions had commenced online learning.

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