WAEC made it know to the public on their Twitter social handle that visitors will not be allowed to the council’s office nationwide.
The letter goes thus :
In thelight of the global Corona Virus pandemic (COVID-19) , The West African Examination Council (WAEC) Nigeria has followed international protocols, including the recommended health and safety measures by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Nigeria Centre For Disease (NCDC) , for social distancing and keeping the work environment safe for staff and stakeholders. In addition to steps already taken , the council has decided to take the following extra measures to forestall the spread of the disease.
1. Visitors will not be allowed into the council’s offices nationwide, beginning from tomorrow, March 24, 2020. The general public is advised to take advantage of available online channels for enquiries, etc.
2. Some staff have been placed on essential duties to accommodate schools registering candidates for the WASSCE for School candidates, 2020.
We, in the West African Examination Council, deeply appreciate the efforts being made by the governments at various levels to contain the pandemic . We thank you all for understanding and cooperation.
Patric Ehidiamen Areghan,
Head Of National Office
MARCH 23, 2020