‘Exams Will Hold During Salah Break’- WAEC Announces

The West African Examinations
Council, WAEC, has announced that the examinations slated for September 4 will hold despite the public holidays.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has
declared September 1 and 4 as public holidays to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-el-Kabir.

The council said via its Twitter
Handle yesterday, August 29 that the exams for private candidates, in the 2017 timetable will hold as earlier
scheduled earlier.

The tweet reads:

“NOTICE TO CANDIDATES:The Papers slated for Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 in the WASSCE for Private Candidates,2017 timetable will hold as scheduled.”

There had been speculations in the
public space whether or not the exams would be postponed in order to allow candidates take part in the festivities heralding the Muslim celebration.

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