West African Examinations Council announces date for commencement of 2023 examination
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has disclosed that the 2023 examination has been scheduled to hold for seven weeks, spanning 8 May to 23 June, 2023, adding that a total of 1,621,853 candidates across 20,851 government and private schools registered for the examination.
Penpushing reports that Head of National Office, Patrick Areghan made the announcement at a pre-examination press briefing Thursday in Lagos, just as record has it that the new development is coming as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is rounding off the 2023 edition of its entrance examinations into tertiary institutions.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) conducts the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission seekers nationwide, and this year’s examination which was scheduled to hold between 25 April and 2 May has been extended to Saturday 6 May for candidates who missed the examination for genuine reasons.
Penpushing further reports that the examination bodies in Nigeria including West African Examination Council (WAEC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Examination Council (NECO), among others, have always compared notes to adjust their calendars towards avoiding clash of activities.
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