WAEC releases guidelines for 2020 WASSCE : Head Of The Nigeria National Office Of Waec, Mr. Patrick Areghan, Has Stated The Guideline To Follow By All Schools In Nigeria When Conducting Waec Examination Amid Covid19.
The West African Examination Council WAEC releases guidelines for 2020 WASSCE during the conduct of the examination amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the statement was quoted by the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Patrick Areghan.
He said. In conducting the examination, we have taken due cognizance of the various measures/protocols rolled out by the Federal and State governments of Nigeria, aimed at checking the spread of the pandemic. We have encapsulated all these measures in a pamphlet which will be circulated to all stakeholders for their necessary guidance.
For the sake of emphasis, schools must provide wash-hand buckets with running water, soaps, hand sanitizers and thermometer hand-gun to check the temperature of all concerned. All examination functionaries, including the Council’s staff on distribution; Supervisors; Invigilators, Inspectors; candidates and school officials will be required to wear face masks, wash and sanitize their
hands daily and throughout the duration of the examination.
Let me assure you and the general public that we shall adhere strictly to social/physical distancing in the examination halls by making sure that candidates sit two (2) metres apart. This means that many more classrooms will be used and many more supervisors and invigilators will be required to conduct the