The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says it has concluded all arrangements for the conduct of the 2017 May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) nationwide.
The council’s Public Affairs Officer, Mr Damianus Ojijeogu, disclosed this in an interview with the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.
“We are fully prepared to conduct the examination in every part of the country as all logistics are fully on ground.
“Already, we have briefed all of our staff concerning the exercise and we expect them to put in their best in order to ensure a huge success of the examination.
“Security and examination materials have all been printed and are currently being deployed to the various examination centres across the country,’’ he said.
According to Ojijeogu, the council has put in place necessary security arrangement to ensure protection of lives and properties, especially in areas with security concern.
“We are also prepared fully for areas with security challenges, which we are not to let out.
“The practical aspect of the examination started in February but the main papers are expected to begin on March 30.
“We are hopeful that it will be an excellent outing,’’ he said.