IPOB's Sit-at-Home: WAEC Gives Important Update on WASSCE in Enugu

IPOB's Sit-at-Home: WAEC Gives Important Update on WASSCE in Enugu

  • The sit-at-home directive ordered by IPOB has continued to affect the economy in the Southeast and even students’ are not left out
  • WAEC has recently calm the nerves of the people by revealing that no candidate in Enugu state missed its ongoing examination
  • The education board hinted further that the order affected the students’ emotionally and the logistics of most candidates too

Enugu state- Again, the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), has said that no candidate in Enugu state missed its ongoing examination despite the IPOB-declared Mondays’ sit-at-home order.

The Nation reports that the Deputy Registrar/Zonal Coordinator of WAEC, Eucharia Onodu disclosed this on Tuesday, September 21, during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in the state.

Onodu said that the sit-at-home order only affected the students emotionally, as many of them had to sleep over in their schools to be able to meet up.

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IPOB's Sit-at-Home: WAEC gives update on WASSCE in Enugu
WAEC recently revealed that no student missed its examination in Enugu state despite the IPOB sit-at-home directive. Photo credit: The West African Examinations Council, WAEC - Nigeria
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According to her, some trekked long distances, while others squatted with those in the hostels to be able to write the examination, a report by Vanguard also indicates.

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Onodu said:

“I do not think somebody missed the exam because of the sit-at-home order."

We can't learn, we get drenched when it rains: Pupils of Enugu school lament, many react to heartbreaking clip

In another development, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Pupils of Idaw River Primary School in Enugu state have lamented the poor condition of their school.

The report indicates that the pupils said they get drenched and are not able to learn when it rains. They have called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to save their school.

In a video that was shared on Instagram by @punchnewspapers, the pupils could be seen evacuating the rainwater from their classes.

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Sit-At-Home Order: FG announces final decision on Southeast candidates who missed 2021 WASSCE

Earlier, candidates who missed the 2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) in the Nigerian southeast region will be given another opportunity to write the exam.

Legit.ng gathered that Sonny Echono, the permanent secretary of the ministry of education made this known while monitoring some examination centres in Abuja on Monday, September 20.

According to him, the ministry will put modalities in place to ensure that the candidates who missed the exam have another shot at the paper they missed.

Source: Legit.ng

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