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WAEC Announces Date For 2023 Examination



The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the date for the commencement of the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

WAEC Announces Date For 2023 Examination

During a press briefing on Thursday in Lagos, the Head of National Office, Patrick Areghan said the examination is expected to commence from Monday, May 8 to Friday, June 23.

Patrick Areghan also stated that a total of 1,621,853 candidates across 20,851 government and private schools registered for the examination.

The new development is coming as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is rounding off the 2023 edition of its entrance examinations into tertiary institutions.

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JAMB conducts the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission seekers nationwide, and this year’s examination which was scheduled to hold between 25 April and 2 May has been extended to Saturday 6 May for candidates who missed the examination for genuine reasons.

Examination bodies in Nigeria including WAEC, JAMB, National Examination Council (NECO), among others, have always compared notes to adjust their calendars towards avoiding clash of activities.

Most times the same candidates sit the different examinations, and the examination bodies have said it is good to protect their interests by avoiding clashes of timetables.

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