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COVID-19: WAEC Set Deadline For 2021 WASSCE Registration



The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has set January 29, 2021, as the deadline for the registration of this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Naija News reports that the January 29 deadline is for private candidates, 2021-First Series.

WAEC’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, made this known in Benin City on Saturday, Vanguard reports.

He explained that the registration pins and information CDs could be obtained at the WAEC office.

“The West African Examinations Council invites potential candidates to register for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates, 2021-First Series.

“Registration pins and information CDs can be obtained at WAEC office, Aduwawa Benin city, banks, and accredited agents.

“Entry closes on Jan. 29, 2021, and the registration fee is N3, 950,00.

“The public announcement is from our WAEC zonal offices, Benin City, Edo State,” Ojijeogu said.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has finally reacted to the death of his younger, Haroun Hamzat.

Naija News reports that Haroun died from COVID-19 complications on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The 37-year-old Doctor worked in one of the public health centers in Orile Agege Local Council Development Area.

It was gathered that Dr. Hamzat tested positive for the dreaded virus and was rushed to the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba where he later died.

In a statement via his Twitter page on Saturday, the deputy governor described his younger brother as a hardworking and well-loved person.

According to Hamzat, his younger brother helped a lot of patients at the Lagos primary healthcare center in Orile, Agege.

Source: Naija News

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