The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the postponement of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates in Nigeria.
The Head of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, who made this known in a statement, said the examination would now commence on Monday, November 30, 2020.
The statement was titled, ‘West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) For Private Candidates, 2020-Second Series: Change In Timetable’.
It read, “The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria wishes to inform all registered candidates for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2020-Second Series and the general public that there has been a change in timetable.
“The examination, which was initially scheduled to commence on Saturday, November 14, 2020 will no longer hold as planned, due to circumstances beyond our control.
“The examination has now been rescheduled to commence on Monday, November 30, 2020.
“The Council wishes to reassure candidates that the new timetable for the conduct of the examination will be released soon.
“We regret any inconveniences this might cause our dear candidates and members of the general public.”
This is after the examination body extended for the second time, the registration for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates.