WASSCE: FG Says GCE May be an Option Now

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The federal government has said it may allow SS3 students to sit for the GCE in November if they are excluded from writing WASSCE .The minister of state for education, Emeka Nwajiuba made the disclosure during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing .

The minister of state for education, Emeka Nwajiuba, made the disclosure on Thursday, July 23, during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, The Nation reported.

Nwajiuba said sitting for the GCE may become the only option for Nigerian students The Nigerian government has said it may allow final year secondary school students (SS3) to sit for the General Certificate Examinations (GCE) in November if they are excluded from writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

He said writing the GCE may be the only option for SS3 students if the West African Examination Council (WAEC) proceeds with the WASSCE scheduled to take place between August 4 and September 5. According to the minister, if Nigeria cannot convince WAEC to shift its examinations for any reason at all, then sitting for the GCE may become the only option for Nigerian students.

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