The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it would work out the conflict between its timetable for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination
(WASSCE) for School hopefuls and that of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which starts tomorrow.
WAEC Nigeria’s Head, Public Affairs, Mr. Demianus G. Ojijeogu, disclosed to The Nation at examination body’s hq in Yaba, Lagos, that the Council was in
contact with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and would work out the conflict “inside and authoritatively”.
He guaranteed that students would not need to forfeit one examination for the other.
“I assure you that no candidate would miss their exams. We are working on it. The JAMB Registrar is in touch with the WAEC Head of National Office and we
will sort it out internally,” he said.
Support Public Relations Officer, Dr Fabian Benjamin, additionally said the board had gotten confirmation from WAEC that there would be no conflict.
“The Registrar has reached out to the HNO and he was assured that there would be no clash,” he said.
As per the WASSCE timetable, WAEC planned two subjects, Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 2 (Essay) and Store Management 2 (Essay), to be composed 9:30am-11:30am –
a similar time a few competitors would be occupied with the UTME which would hold in Computer Based Test (CBT) focuses across the country. Creature Husbandry
(Alternative B) 1 Objective and Store Management 1 (Objective) was booked for 11:30am-12:10pm.