The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has been postponed indefinitely.
This was disclosed by the Head of office for the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Mr Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan.
According to him, the exam was postponed due to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The WAEC exams was scheduled to kick start on April 6th.
The council said, “This is as a result of the impact of the novel and deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and the serious implications it has for the conduct of the WASSCE for school candidates, 2020, coupled with the anxieties it has generated among the populace.
“This decision is a demonstration of the organisation’s concern and support for the various protocols being put in place by the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria and the governments of the other member countries to check the spread of the disease.”