The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said the body had heeded several appeals and would release the seized results today.
The news was announced by head of the WAEC Nigerian National Office, Mr. Charles Eguridu, who said that following several appeal, the Council has decided to release the seized results today.
Mr. Charles Eguridu told Journalist that the body’s decision was “as a result of the prevailing economic challenges facing the nation and in order not to jeopardise the educational progress of the candidates of the affected states”.
“However, following appeals from stakeholders, including parents, All Nigerian Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), notable Nigerians, most importantly, the intervention of the Secretariat of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), which we have been informed is on the directive of its Chairman, Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, who has indicated that the forum will positively resolve the matter as soon as possible.”
Eguridu explained that with the understanding and commitment that WAEC has shown, the council “that the affected states will reciprocate this gesture to fully meeting their financial obligations to the council, so as to enable it meet its own obligations to its supervisors, examiners as well as service providers and other creditors.”
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