The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria, has announced the start date of the High School Certification Exam (SSCE) of May / June 2021. This was contained in a statement made available by the department of public affairs. by WAEC.
According to the statement, the Council wishes to inform schools, candidates, and the general public that the exam will take place from August 16, 2021, to September 30, 2021.
The international calendar for the examination will be announced in due course.
The statement also dispelled rumors that some people are spreading about the exam taking place; noting that the reason for the postponement is due to the fact that the effects of the pandemic are still being felt very closely in the education sector, which has caused the distortion of the academic calendar and, therefore, it will not be possible to take the exam in May / June of this year.
The statement added that this arrangement is in line with the current academic calendar and was made in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education and urged all interested parties to be guided accordingly.