The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Thursday, October 10, announced its appointment of a new registrar, Pateh Bah from Gambia.
Bah, who has been ratified as WAEC's registrar since March 2019, is to remain in the office till September 2024.
As a graduate of commerce from Pune University, Maharashtra, India, the new registrar has gathered practical experience in technical training, education and quality assurance, The Nation reports.
According to a statement by John Aduloju, WAEC's head of public affairs, Bah's appointment was made by the council's international governing board during its 67th annual general meeting in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The statement partly read: "Bah has made appreciable contribution to the development of education. He was a member of the Governing Boards of the Gambia Technical Training Institute and the Gambia National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority.
"He has served as Chairman, Audit Committee of the International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA). He is also currently the Treasurer of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA)."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that WAEC had announced it extension of registration period for private students willing to write the examination. The registration was extended to Thursday, August 22.
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