BREAKING: WAEC to release 2020 SSSCE results in the coming week.
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) announces that the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination would be released in the coming week. That is next week precisely.
The examination body also made it clear that the results were supposed to be out today but was postponed due to the violence and arson in the country which affected some of its offices and some of its operations nationwide.
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The unrest experienced in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests against police brutality forces governments to impose curfew in their respective states.
The curfew across the state affect several activities thereby preventing the examination officials to perform their duty.
WAEC To release 2020 SSSCE Results
WASSCE SC 2020 Results Release Date
The notification earlier reads:
Dear candidates, the Council had planned to release the results today in fulfilment of our Project 45 but due to the curfew imposed last week, it had to be postponed till next week.
“The exact date will be made known soon,” @waecnigeria tweeted on Wednesday.
According to reports the examinations’ body “Calabar Office” in Cross River State was looted, vandalised and burnt down by hoodlums.
- WAEC set to release results today but was postponed due to the EndSARS protest in Nigeria.
- WAEC to release examination results nextweek
Meanwhile NECO postpones its ongoing 2020/2021 examinations.
NECO Postpones SSCE Exams Indefinitely Over #EndSARS Protests
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the postponement of the ongoing Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), till further notice.
Head of Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Mr. Azeez Sani, confirmed the development in a statement issued yesterday.
“In making this decision, the board noted that due to these security challenges:
Some state governments imposed curfew and closed schools in order to safeguard lives and property;
In the circumstances, it has become difficult for the council to move examination materials across the country.
Students in the affected locations were unable to sit for the papers already scheduled in the examination time table.
“The Governing Board further resolved, that when normalcy returns, the Council will continue with the conduct of the examinations in all states.
“While regretting any inconveniences this postponement may cause our esteemed stakeholders.
The Council has however taken this decision in order to maintain the integrity and security of its examination procedures for seamless conduct of the council’s examination,” the statement reads.