- I8-year-old Chioma Blessing Obidigbo has been announced as the best-performing student in the 2022 WASSCE
- This was disclosed at the 61st Annual Meeting of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Nasarawa state
- The award was received by Chioma's parents, Mr and Mrs Matthew Obidigbo, as the star girl is currently in the UK for her university education
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Lafia, Nasarawa State - I8-year-old Chioma Blessing Obidigbo has clinched the best-performing award in the 2022 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).
However, she was not available to receive the award as she is currently in the United Kingdom for her university education
The award was collected on behalf of Chioma by her elated parents, Mr and Mrs Matthew Obidigbo.
WAEC to use CBT for SSCE, details emerge
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that WAEC on Monday, November 13, announced the introduction of the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode for the conduct of the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
A statement signed by Moyosola Adesina, the acting head of the public affairs unit of WAEC, stated that the innovation would kick off with the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates in February 2024.
Following advancements in technology, WAEC is set to adopt CBT in the conduct of assessment examinations.
Student with 8As in WASSCE receives scholarship for medical degree
A Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST) medical student, Sampson Dabanyi, received a full scholarship to finance his education.
Dabanyi received support from Zhenjiang Tang, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited, a Shandong Gold Group Limited subsidiary.
The indigene of Worawora, a predominantly farming community in Ghana's Oti Region, completed Kpandu Senior High School, where he earned 8As in the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
How candidates with withheld WAEC/NECO results can resolve the issue
Ezem said when results are withheld it shows there is an issue or irregularity with their examination.
The multi-award-winning educator explained that It's crucial to maintain open and transparent communication with the examining body and follow their instructions to address the issue.